Peshawar: Sufi, 24 others indicted in security personnel’s killing
PESHAWAR: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) here Monday indicted Maulana Sufi Mohammad, chief of the outlawed Tanzim Nifaz Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) and other 24 activists in a case related to the killing of 11 police and Frontier Corps (FC) personnel registered in 1994.
According to the first information report (FIR), the TNSM activists attacked the Kabal Police Station resulting in the killing of 11 persons including two policemen and nine FC personnel. The FIR was registered under sections 302, 307, 148, 149, 353 and 120 B of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC).
The trial of Maulana Sufi Mohammad in different cases of terrorism is being conducted inside the Central Prison Peshawar for security reasons. Source close to the trial in the prison told The News that the anti-terrorism court Swat judge, Asim Imam framed charges against Sufi Mohammad and his followers in FIR No 485 concerning killing of 11 police and FC personnel. The sources said the TNSM chief and his defence lawyer Adil Majeed were present in the camp court. The judge also issued notices to 15 prosecution witnesses and directed them to appear on July 30, the date fixed for the next hearing.