Karachi: 2 suspected assassins remanded
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate remanded on Thursday two suspected assassins in encounter and illicit weapons cases till May 5. The special investigation unit of the police claimed to have apprehended Syed Mohammad Asim alias Kala and Shahzad on Wednesday in Shershah after a shoot-out and claimed that the suspects admitted their involvement in a number of cases of targeted killings.
The suspects were produced before the court of a judicial magistrate (west) who handed them over to SIU on two-day physical remand.
Three cases (FIR Nos. 229/12, 230/12 and 231/12) were registered under Sections 353 (criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty), 324 (attempted murder) and 34 of the PPC at the SIU police station.