Karachi: ‘TTP militant’ remanded
KARACHI: The administrative judge of the antiterrorism courts of Karachi on Monday remanded a suspected militant in police custody in a number of cases, including bomb blasts at the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine and Seaview.
The Crime Investigation Department (CID) arrested Mohammad Dawood alias Waleed alias Ishaq, stated to be associated with the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, on Jan 14 within the remit of the Mochko police station after a shootout.
The police produced the suspect before the administrative judge, Justice Faisal Arab of the Sindh High Court, on Monday and sought his remand. The court handed over the suspect to the police on a 14-day physical remand and directed the investigation officers to produce him on the next hearing.
The CID also claimed to have seized arms and explosive substance from the suspect and alleged that he was involved in several attacks, including the Oct 2010 suicide bombing on the Abdullah Shah Ghazi shrine that had left eight people dead and another blast near Seaview in November last year.