Karachi: 2 suspects brought to court amid tight security
KARACHI: Police brought two more suspects in a case pertaining to the deadly gun attack on a police bus in Chakra Goth to the city courts amid tight security to obtain their remand on Tuesday.
The suspects, Kamran Madhuri and Sohail Commando, were brought in ambulances before a judicial magistrate a day after the police had obtained extension in physical remand of two other suspects Abdul Hakeem and Atif alias Asif.
The judicial magistrate directed the police to produce the suspects before the administrative judge of the anti-terrorism courts in Karachi to seek remand because the case fell under the anti-terrorism law.
The two suspects are likely to be brought before the administrative judge of ATCs on Wednesday. According to the prosecution, at least four people, including three policemen, were killed and 30 others wounded when a group of 15 to 20 gunmen riding motorcycles opened fire on the bus carrying dozens of policemen on the night of Aug 19 at Charka Goth in Korangi.
On Aug 21, the police claimed to have arrested three suspects — Kamran Madhuri, Abdul Bashar Bengali and Sohail Commando — and released their photos to the media.
The police claimed that they had got their confessions in which the suspectsadmitted to have attacked the bus. However, the suspects had not been produced in a court until Tuesday.