KARACHI: Additional District and Sessions Court West Abdullah Channa granted pre-arrest bail of an accused of gang rape here on Tuesday. The judge granted bail to Bilal, directing him to furnish surety of Rs 50,000. According to prosecution, he with another accused Rasool Jan tricked with Zahida, a young woman of their locality in Machchar Colony and took her to unknown place on a bike at night between August 15 and 16 where they along with two other men subjected her to gang rape.
An FIR (208/2012) under section 376 was registered with Docks police station. Meanwhile, the Court of Judicial Magistrate-XI East remanded accused of a fornication attempt in judicial custody. Accused Babar Masih was produced by Korangi police station in the court. The police prayed for his physical remand. The court remanded the accused and directed the investigation officer to file case diaries on next date.