Karachi: Suspect remanded in kidnapping and murder case
KARACHI: The Administrative Judge (AJ) of the Anti–Terrorism Courts in Karachi remanded a suspect facing kidnapping and murder charges to police custody till February 12. Zeeshan was arrested by the police on charges of kidnapping his son–in–law Saghir from the Korangi area on January 31, and later killing him. Police said that the accused demanded Rs10 million for the release of the abducted, and failing to receive the ransom, he killed him and dumped his body in Landhi.
He was produced before the AJ Justice Salman Ansari for obtaining police remand. Granting the request, the AJ remanded him to police custody till February 12. Police restrained: The Sindh High Court restrained police from harassing a couple who sought quashment of FIR against them.
Abdul Ghafoor submitted that he married Shahnaz on December 13 last year, but Shahnaz’s family members registered a kidnapping case against his family members and him. The couple said that they married of their own free will, and prayed the court to quash the FIR against them.
After preliminary hearing of the petition, the SHC’s division bench, comprising Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Arshad Noor Khan, issued a notice to the Sindh Advocate–General for February 2, and restrained the police from harassing the couple in the meanwhile.