Karachi: 4 target killing suspects arrested
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate on Tuesday extended the physical remand of four targeted killings suspects in two cases till May 8.
The CID police claimed to have arrested Liaquat Bangash, Faizan Mohammad, Arshad Khan, Mohammad Azeem and Liaquat Yousafzai after an encounter in a Gulistan-i-Jauhar area on April 25. The police said they also seized unlicensed weapons found in the suspects` custody.
Two cases were registered against them under Sections 353 (criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 324 (attempt to commit qatl-i-amd) and 34 (common intention) of the PPC and 13-D of the Arms Ordinance.
The CID police produced the suspects before a judicial magistrate (central) and requested the court to extend their remand, suspecting that they were wanted in around 100 cases, including those of targeted killings, land grabbing and extortion.