Rawalpindi: Terror suspect granted bail
RAWALPINDI: A magistrate on Saturday granted bail to a teenaged terror suspect on the grounds that all charges leveled by the police are bailable offences. Gunjmandi Police had arrested Shahrukh for carrying illicit weapons and pretending himself as an army solider.
Magistrate Mohammad Ismail Akhtar directed Shahrukh to deposit Rs30, 000 as surety bonds and adjourned the hearing till August 6. He will be released after he submitted the surety money, said the officials of the court. The 14-year-old Shahrukh was presented before the media on Friday after he was arrested along with two pistols, SSG commando’s uniform and Rs39, 000.
The investigators told the media persons that the boy had confessed that he was a trained suicide bomber and that he had obtained training of terrorism at Waziristan from Qari Zaheer to whom he met in a local mosque.
The police said that the boy came from tribal areas after receiving training and money for the terrorism. He was to be given suicide vest in Rawalpindi.