PSP man sent on physical remand for allegedly killing, injuring political rivals


KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Friday handed over Nadeem alias Fauji, a man affiliated with Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) to police on physical remand in a case pertaining to murder, attempted murder and possessing illicit weapon.

Police produced the accused before the administrative judge of ATC to get his physical remand, amid tight security.

The investigating officer requested the judge to remand the suspect in their custody as he is required for interrogation to locate the whereabouts of his absconding accomplices. While accepting the police’s request, the court sent Fauji to police on physical remand till 19th July 2016.

The IO informed the court the suspect with his accomplices had attacked the vehicles of his political rivals in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar area on 28th June 2016. The complainant of the case, Mohammad Owais and Nauman sustained injuries but Nauman succumbed to his injuries later.

The case was registered under sections 302 (premeditated murder), 324 (attempt to murder), 34 (common intention) and 23IA (Sindh Arms Act) read with section 7 of Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997.