Zulfiqar Mirza appears before Karachi ATC for ransacking Badin police station

Authorities bar former minister and his companions from entering premises for chanting slogans outside court

Web Desk May 16, 2015
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KARACHI: Former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza appeared on Saturday before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi for ransacking Model Police Station in Badin on May 3 , Express News reported.

Mirza had manhandled security personnel deployed at the police station for trying to arrest and registering an FIR against his aide. He had reportedly stormed it along with his supporters, abused the officials and damaged furniture for filing a case against Nadeem Mughal.

Read: Zulfiqar Mirza storms police station, manhandles officials in Badin

He and his companions were barred from entering the premises for chanting slogans outside the court.

“Sindh police officials have been assigned to target me,” Mirza said before appearing at ATC 1.

On May 9, ATC approved Mirza's bail until May 19 in three cases - registered against him following the ransacking - for the sum of Rs100,000.

At least 300 police personnel were reportedly deployed around the vicinity of the court.

A dozen lawyers and a crowd of supporters carrying the national flag also accompanied Mirza.


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