Islamabad gunman’s wife remanded into police custody
ISLAMABAD: Kanwal, the wife of gunman Sikandar who held Islamabad hostage in hours long standoff with police, was handed over to police on seven–day physical remand, SAMAA reported Monday. Kanwal was produced in the Anti–Terrorist Court in Islamabad this morning before a local magistrate who accepted police’s request for seven–day physical remand.
She would remain in police custody till 25 August. Islamabad police has registered a case against the gunman at Kohsar police station under Section 6 of the Anti–Terrorism Act (ATA). Sikandar’s wife Kanwal was also named in the FIR.
The gunman was accompanied by his wife and two children who have been now in police custody. Sikandar been admitted in Islamabad’s PIMS hospital where his condition is improving.