Karachi: Bail dismissed in kidnap and murder case
KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Friday dismissed the bail application of a man allegedly involved in a kidnapping and murder case.
Accused Ali Mohammad alias Saleem Baloch moved the bail application before Judge Bashir Ahmed Khoso of the ATC-I. However, the court dismissed the plea after hearing arguments from both sides.
According to the prosecution, Ali Mohammad along with his accomplice, Furqan, was accused of kidnapping for ransom Abdul Hadi in July 2010 within the remit of the Pak Colony police station. The kidnappers later killed the captive after taking a ransom of Rs6 million from his family.
Later, the police arrested the accused and claimed to have recovered the ransom amount and some articles of the deceased from their possessions, it added.
A case was registered under Sections 365-A (kidnapping to extort property, etc.), 302 (premeditated murder), 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.