Karachi: Alleged target killer remanded
Karachi: A man allegedly involved in target killing was remanded to police custody on Thursday till Saturday (tomorrow). Syed Sohail Ali was produced in the court of Judicial Magistrate (West) Ashfaq Ahmed Nizamani on Thursday. He had allegedly killed an unidentified person and later dumped his body in the Gutter Baghicha area.
Ali was already in police custody in two murder cases in the Surjani Town area. When he was produced in the court on Thursday, the judicial magistrate extended his physical remand for two more days.
According to the prosecution, the accused had killed an unidentified man and, according to the medical report, the victim’s neck and chest bore marks of bullet wounds. The medico-legal officer (MLO) submitted in the court that the body was 14 to 15 days old. The Pak Colony police had registered an FIR on July 28, 2011. The investigation officer produced the suspect in the case and obtained extended remand from the court.
Meanwhile, the court of Judicial Magistrate (South) Hatim Aziz Solangi sent Waqas to judicial custody for allegedly killing 18-year-old Talha, who was on vacation back home from Africa where he was employed.
On Thursday, Investigation Officer Tanveer Ahmed intimated to Assistant Public Prosecutor (APP) Syed Shamim Ahmed that Waqas was also wanted in another murder case while his accomplices, Rizwan Paidu, Waheed Peerzada and Saqib Boxer, were declared absconders in another FIR.
The APP requested the court for separate remand to probe into the matter. However, the judge remanded him to judicial custody till September 24. On Thursday he was produced in a separate FIR related to arson, riots and murder case in the Baghdadi area.
According to the prosecution, some motorcyclists indiscriminately started firing on Shah Waliullah Road on March 10, 2011. They were forcibly shutting down the shutters of the market at Priya Internet CafÈ, Khadda Market. During that course of action, a bullet pierced the head of Talha who died on the way to hospital. The FIR was lodged by her cousin Kamran, who stated that Talha was on vacation and was an employee in South Africa.