Karachi: Suspect remanded
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate on Wednesday remanded a suspect in police custody in a case pertaining to wrongful confinement of children at a seminary till Dec 17.
The police produced Qari Mohammad Usman before a magistrate to seek his physical remand saying efforts were under way to arrest the four absconding accused with the help of the arrested suspect.
The court handed the suspect over to police on three-day physical remand and directed the investigation officer to produce him on the next hearing.
According to the prosecution, the police raided a seminary situated in Afghan Basti within the remit of the Gulshan-i-Maymar police station on the night of Dec 12 and found over 50 children and 14 men shackled.
A case (FIR 273/11) was registered under Sections 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 344 (wrongful confinement for 10 or more days), 506-B (punishment for criminal intimidation), 337-1 (Shajjah) and 34 (common intention) of the PPC against the five suspects.