ATC acquits 3 terrorism suspects due to lack of evidence

The suspects were accused of terrorist attacks on UN office, Naval Headquarters in Islamabad in 2009.


Mudassir Raja September 18, 2012

RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Terrorism Court-II (ATC) Rawalpindi on Tuesday acquitted three suspects, accused of terrorism in two different cases, due to lack of evidence.

Rana Masood Akhtar was the ATC special judge for this case.

Two of the accused, Rehmat Gul and Noor Jehan, were accused of carrying out an attack on a United Nations World Food Program office on October 5, 2009 in Islamabad. Around four people were killed in this attack.

In another case, Gul, Jehan and Jamshed Khan were accused of an attack on Naval Headquarters in Islamabad on December 2, 2009. Only the suicide attacker was killed in the attack, while four to five people were injured.

COMMENTS (33)

Vigilant | 9 years ago | Reply

Army courts are much better for these guys because prosecution dept. is failed to do it's job.

Hella | 9 years ago | Reply

Unfortunately in Pakistani courts evidence is not accepted against guilty. Ask the Indians.

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