Suspect remanded in Karachi
KARACHI: A suspect who allegedly posed himself as a military official was remanded in police custody by a judicial magistrate on Friday.
The Anti-Violent Crime Cell on Thursday arrested Maqsood Ali within the remit of Gulistan-i-Jauhar police station and claimed to have seized military uniforms and illicit weapons from him.
The police said that the suspect, an administrator at a private hospital, posed himself as a brigadier and received privileges from government officials.
The investigation officer of the case produced him before a judicial magistrate (east) who handed him over to the police on a four-day physical remand.
The suspect was booked in three cases under sections 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and 170 (personating a public servant) of the Pakistan Penal Code and Sections 13-D and 13-E of the Arms Ordinance.