Karachi: Suspected militant remanded
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate on Saturday remanded an alleged militant in police custody till Dec 21 in cases pertaining to possession of illicit weapons and explosives.
The Special Investigation Unit of the police claimed to have arrested Imamuddin alias Mawia in the Ayub Goth area on Dec 15 and stated that the suspect was associated with the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi and allegedly planning to target the Ashura procession.
The police also stated that they had recovered explosives and illicit weapons from his possession.
The suspect was booked under Section 13-D of the Pakistan Arms Ordinance, 1965 and Section 4/5 of the Explosive Substance Act.