Karachi: Suspected gangster remanded
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate remanded on Tuesday a suspect in police custody for allegedly possessing hashish. Shujauddin, said to be associated with one of the several criminal gangs operating in Lyari, was arrested in Machhar Colony within the remit of the Docks police station on Feb 11 and the police said that three kilograms of hashish was found in his possession. A judicial magistrate (west) remanded him in police custody till Feb 18. A case (FIR 131/13) was registered against him under Section 6/9-C of the Control of Narcotics Substances Act.
Meanwhile, another judicial magistrate remanded a suspect in police custody in an illicit weapon case. The special investigation unit of the police claimed to have arrested Ranju Sheikh, said to be wanted in five cases in Khairpur with a Rs500,000 bounty on his head, on Feb 11 in Shershah. The court remanded the suspect in police custody till Feb 17 and directed the investigation officer to produce him on the next date of hearing.
A case (FIR 35/13) was registered against him under Section 13-D of the Pakistan Arms Ordinance, 1965.