Sunni Tehreek leader Shahid Ghouri and other activists have been remanded into custody till October 11.
Karachi Anti-Terrorism Court Administrative Judge Justice Maqbool Baqar of the Sindh High Court remanded the activists to police custody for two days on Saturday.
They were accused of setting public transport on fire and violence during a strike in Orangi Town against the conviction of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer’s killer Mumtaz Qadri, on October 7.
Rangers arrested two leaders of Sunni Tehrik after conducting a raid on its central office.
Rangers also raided Sunni Tehreek Chief, Sarwat Qadri’s residence early Friday morning.
The case’s Investigation Officer brought the men before the court and asked for permission to keep them in custody till they complete an investigation.
AJ Justice Maqbool Baqar granted the request and told the IO to bring them back to court for an identification parade on October 10.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 9th, 2011.
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