Karachi: 2 suspects remanded to police custody
KARACHI: An administrative judge (AJ) of the anti–terrorism courts (ATC) in Karachi on Monday remanded two suspects to police custody in kidnapping for ransom cases. Syed Tayab Ali and Abdul Sattar were charged with kidnapping Mohammad Adnan and Ahmed Ismail for ransom from Zaman Town and Quaidabad areas. Police said that the suspects kidnapped Adnan from the Zaman Town area on May 23 and released him after receiving Rs1.3 million as ransom. They also kidnapped Ahmed Ismail from the Quiadabad area on June 26 and obtained Rs2 million as ransom from the family of the abductee. The AJ remanded the suspects to police custody till September 9 and directed the investigation officer (IO) to produce them on the next date of hearing.