Karachi: Bail granted in kidnap case
KARACHI, Jan 14: An anti-terrorism court on Friday granted bail to a suspect in a kidnapping for ransom case.
Ali Hasan Brohi along with his accomplices is facing trial for allegedly kidnapping Azhar Shah within the remit of the Gulshan-i-Maymar police station and demanding a ransom for his safe release.
The suspect through his counsel filed a bail application and after hearing both sides the judge of ATC-III, Anand Ram Hotwani, granted bail to the applicant against the surety bond of Rs1 million.
A case (31/2010) was registered under Sections 365-A (kidnapping for extorting money), 109 (punishment of abetment if the act abetted committed in consequence and where no express provision is made for its punishment) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code, read with Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997, on the complaint of the victim’s father.