Karachi: 3 men indicted in soldier’s killing case
KARACHI: An anti–terrorism court indicted on Friday three men in a case pertaining to the murder of a soldier. Judge Bashir Ahmed Khoso of the ATC-I read out charges against Jahangir Bengali, Rasheed Ahmad Bengali and Mohammad Abbas along with their absconding accomplice, Yousuf Bengali, who according to the prosecution were involved in the murder of Mohammad Fahim Akhtar, a sepoy in Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, in August 2010 within the remit of the Korangi Industrial Area police station. However, they pleaded not guilty and opted to contest the case. The court then summoned prosecution witnesses for next hearing.
A case (FIR No 823/2010) was registered under Sections 302 (punishment for premeditated murder), 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 353 (criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code read with Section 7 of the Anti–terrorism Act.