Karachi: 2 sent to jail in scouts killing case
KARACHI: The administrative judge of the anti-terrorism courts in Karachi on Monday sent two suspects to prison in a case pertaining to the killing of two scouts.
The suspects Abdul Razzaq and Qari Inayatullah have been booked and arrested for their alleged involvement in the killing of Azhar Hussain and Zain Ali on Nov 27 near the Numaish traffic intersection.
The police said that the suspects were arrested on Dec 2 and the following day they were remanded in police custody till Dec 12.
The police produced the suspects before the administrative judge of the ATCs, Justice Faisal Arab of the Sindh High Court, on Monday.
The court remanded the suspects in judicial custody and directed the investigation officer to file a charge-sheet against them on the next hearing.
According to the prosecution, the scouts performing Muharram duty at the Numaish intersection were attacked when participants of a rally held by the Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat dispersed.
The case was registered at the Solider Bazaar police station.