Sindh Rangers murder case: ATC summons witnesses

Hearing adjourned due to absence of govt's counsel

Our Correspondent July 19, 2020


An anti-terrorism court (ATC) directed on Saturday the investigation officer to present witnesses at the next hearing of the Rangers officials murder case registered against Lyari kingpin Uzair Baloch.

Baloch was presented before the court under strict security at the hearing,

Summoning witnesses, the court adjourned the hearing until July 25 due to the absence of the government's lawyer.

According to the police, Baloch had kidnapped Rangers officials, killed them and dumped their mutilated bodies in Mewa Shah Graveyard.

An ATC also sent Allama Ghulam Jaffer Jatoi to prison for three days and imposed a fine of Rs15,000 on him for defying court orders that restricted him from travelling outside Punjab and making a public address even after his name was included in the fourth schedule list. The fourth schedule is a list of people closely monitored due to their possible links with militant groups or involvement in harmful activities.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 19th, 2020.


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