Police requests ATC to declare Express News attack case dormant

No arrests have been made as of yet, court orders police to arrest assailants as soon as possible.


Web Desk April 26, 2014
Officials collecting evidences off the DSNG van. PHOTO: MOHAMMAD NOMAN/EXPRESS

KARACHI: The police requested an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) to declare the case regarding the attack on the three Express News staffers dormant, Express News reported on Saturday.

On January 17, gunmen riding on motorcycles had shot dead three Express News workers after ambushing a stationary DSNG van in the North Nazimabad area of Karachi. Technician Waqas , driver Khalid, and guard Ashraf were killed in the attack.

During the hearing today, the police presented a report regarding the incident, which stated that none of the attackers had been arrested as of yet.

The ATC ordered the police to arrest the assailants as soon as possible.

Other attacks:

April 6, 2014

Masked men had hurled a hand grenade at the house of Jamshed Baghwan, theExpress News bureau chief in Peshawar, in the Murshiedabad neighbourhood of the city.

March 28, 2014

Analyst and Express News show “Khabar Se Agay” anchor Raza Rumi was attacked in Lahore on March 28, in which his driver, Mustafa, was killed and his guard injured.

March 19, 2014

bomb was defused outside Express News Peshawar bureau chief Jamshed Baghwan’s housein Murshadabad area of Peshawar.

December 2, 2013

Three people were injured when the Karachi office came under attack. Two hand grenades were hurled at the office building, while unknown assailants opened indiscriminate fire.

August 16, 2013

Four armed men fired indiscriminately outside the entrance of the Express Media Group officein Karachi, injuring two members of staff, including a guard who is paralysed.

COMMENTS (3)

Raj - USA | 7 years ago | Reply

Heard Nusrat Javed say in Bolta Pakistan recently that Raza Rumi has already shifted to another country with his family.

imran ali | 7 years ago | Reply failure of police to arrest the criminals who were involved in killing of express employee or police failed to implement some innocent person as the killers of express men
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