Karachi: 54 rioters held
KARACHI: xAbout 54 people arrested from different police stations during Karachi riots over the last three days were sent on physical remand to jail from three different courts on Monday. All of them were arrested from district West. Judicial Magistrate Hafiz Mohammed Ibrahim sent 37 people arrested from Pakistan Bazaar police station were given in jail custody till December 3. Six people arrested from the jurisdiction of Gulbahar police station in the court of judicial magistrate Rubab Fatima were also remanded to jail till Dec 3.
Another court of judicial magistrate Nadeem Zafar Hashmi also remanded 11 people, including four children to jail till December 3. These 11 people were arrested from SITE police stations. All the 54 people were arrested U/S 147, 148 and 149 for creating law and order situation, setting ablaze public property. Strict security measures were adopted in the courts where these people were produced as precautionary measures and to avoid any untoward situation.