ATC extends remand of motorway rapist

ATC extends remand of motorway rapist

APP November 19, 2020


An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday extended the judicial remand of co-accused in motorway gang rape case till December 1.

ATC Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta conducted the case proceedings, wherein the jail authorities produced co-accused Shafqat Ali alias Bagga amid strict security arrangements.

The investigation officer submitted a report about the challan during the proceedings. Reportedly, Shafqat had already recorded the statement under Section 164 of the CrPC before a judicial magistrate and it would be produced in the court during the trial.

Abid Malhi, the main accused in the case, had already been sent to jail on judicial remand and he would also be produced on December 1. On September 9, the accused Abid and Shafqat allegedly raped a woman at gunpoint in Gujjarpura area.

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


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