Karachi: 7 militants locked-up
KARACHI: Seven militants, said to be activists of the banned Sipah-e-Muhammad, were on Monday remanded in police custody till Jan 6 in two murder cases.
The police produced the militants— Tanveer Abbas Rizvi alias Kashif, Abrar Husain Rizvi, Syed Pervaiz Zaidi, Rifat Raza alias Jehangir, Hasnain Abbas alias Faisal, Syed Sikandar Rizvi and Syed Ali Mehdi — before two judicial magistrates (central) for their remand.
The police claimed that the suspects had allegedly murdered Mukhtar Ali alias PCO Wala on July 7, 2010 within the remit of the Khawaja Ajmer Nagri Police Station. A case (FIR 443/10) was registered against them under Sections 302 and 34 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).
In the second case, the police told the judicial magistrate concerned that the militants had allegedly killed Mudassar Alam in Nov 2010 and a case (FIR 806/10) was registered against them under Sections 302 and 34 of the PPC at the Sir Syed Police Station.
The magistrates remanded the militants in both murder cases till Jan 6.