Karachi: Court gives documents to suspects in policemen murder case
KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court provided copies of documentary evidence on Thursday to three suspects in a police officer’s murder case. Ishtiaq alias Policewala, Syed Zakir Hussain alias Agha Adeel and Syed Shakir Shah along with their absconding accomplices have been booked for allegedly killing SHO of the Brigade police station inspector Nasir-ul-Hasan along with his guard in an ambush in Lines Area on July 2, 2010.
The copies of the FIR, charge-sheet, memos, statements of prosecution witnesses recorded by the investigating officer and other documents were provided to the suspects under Section 265-C (supply of statements and documents to the accused) of the criminal procedure code (CrPC).
Thereafter, the judge, Khalida Yasin, of the ATC-II, who is conducting the trial, adjourned the hearing till May 19 for the indictment of suspects.
A case (FIR No.308/2010) was registered under Section 302 (premeditated murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) read with Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997 against Shabbir alias Dhobi, Taqi Butt alias Mamu, Nadeem, Asif alias Chitta and their eight to 10 accomplices.
The detained suspects were apprehended three to four months after the incident.