Karachi: 2 witnesses identify ‘assassin’
KARACHI: Two witnesses on Saturday identified in court a suspect as the man who allegedly killed their relative in an incident of targeted killing.
The suspect, Nooruddin, has been booked for killing Raza Khan within the remit of the Pakistan Bazaar police station a few months back.
After completing legal formalities, Judicial Magistrate (west) Afzal Roshan conducted the identification parade, in which the two witnesses — Shah Mohammad and Zahoor, brother-in-law and a friend of the victim, respectively — identified the suspect and said that he along with another man took the victim away and later his body was found in a garbage dump.
A case was registered under Sections 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code. The special investigation unit of police arrested the suspect near Kati Pahari on Sept 18 after a shootout and claimed to have recovered unlicensed weapons.
The police claimed that he confessed to have killed a number of people with the help of his absconding accomplices and two bodies were recovered in Orangi Town on a lead given by him. Later, the administrative judge of the anti-terrorism courts in Karachi remanded him in police custody till Oct 3.