KARACHI: According to initial information, a first information report FIR No 176/15 was registered at the Azizabad Police Station on a complaint filed by a Rangers official Riaz, who charged him for harbouring criminals and providing them protection.
Officials also added section seven of the Anti-Terror Act to the list of sections which apply to the case in the FIR.
Khan had been detained by Rangers when the paramilitary force raided MQM's headquarters nine-zero on March 11, 2015.
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Rangers had claimed that they had apprehended nearly half a dozen target killers during the raid – including Faisal Mehmood, aka Mota, who was condemned to death by a court over his involvement in the murder of television journalist Wali Khan Babar.
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According to the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance, Rangers are allowed to detain suspects for a period of 90 days. Khan, who had been detained on March 11, would have completed his three month detention period on June 11.
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