Hyderabad: Couple killing suspects remanded till 5th
HYDERABAD: The anti–terrorism court on Thursday remanded Ahmed Detho, the father of a slain woman, and his nephew, Sikandar, in police custody until Nov 5. Detho, along with other suspects, is accused of killing his daughter, Samia, and son-in-law, Ishtiaq Sheikh, after allowing the couple to return to their families saying that he had accepted their freewill marriage. Other accused in the case — Qasim, Haji Detho and Raheem — are already in police custody. Meanwhile, the judicial magistrate-VIII has been appointed head of the medical board set up for the exhumation of Samia’s remains on Nov 3. The remains of Ishtiaq Sheikh will be examined on Nov 6, it is learnt.
AMS (general) Dr Saleem Raza Memon will head the board in the absence of Liaquat University Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Khalid Qureshi, who is on leave. Other members of the medical board are a forensic expert, a pathologist and a police surgeon.