ATC remands alleged kidnappers to police custody


KARACHI – Anti-Terrorism Courts (ATC) administrative judge on Tuesday remanded two men accused of kidnapping for ransom and murder to police custody for a week. Justice Maqbool Baqir remanded the accused men, Badal and Yar Muhammad, to Anti-Violent Crime Cell (AVCC) for a week to conduct further investigation.
According to the prosecution, the accused had kidnapped 16-year-old Haji Muhammad Ilyas on February 27 and demanded ransom from his relatives, but they killed the abducted boy on the same day, following which the AVCC arrested the accused on March 13 from Khokhrapar police precincts.