Karachi: ‘Negligent’ policemen remanded
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate on Monday remanded four policemen in police custody in a case pertaining to the escape of two undertrial prisoners from the jail ward of the Civil Hospital Karachi.
The two UTPs — Alauddin, an activist of the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, and Kashif, who had been booked in a kidnapping for ransom case — had escaped from the CHK jail ward with the help of their accomplices on May 15. They were under treatment at the hospital.
The four policemen — Sub-Inspector Abdul Hamid, constables Mohammad Fahim, Qazi Kamran and Moin Ansari — who were posted at the jail ward, were arrested for their alleged negligence.
The policemen were produced before a judicial magistrate (south), who remanded them in police custody for two days.