Karachi: The Sindh High Court directed DIG Police, East to submit an inquiry report on the complaint of a woman against the registration of false cases against her son.
The court was hearing the petition of Rana Khan against the arrest of her son Mohammad Miraj by the Surjani police in two criminal cases.
The petitioner submitted that Miraj was arrested by police when he was coming from Hyderabad on August 25 and the Surjani Town police demanded bribe for his release. She said that police implicated her son in two false cases on September 14 after keeping him in wrongful confinement at the police station.
As the matter was taken up, DIG East Abdul Khaliq Sheilkh informed the court that the statements of concerned police officials and the petitioner had been recorded and sought time to file the report. SHC’s division bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed directed the DIG, East to appear on October 26 along with the inquiry report.
Meanwhile, Sindh High Court issued notice to deputy prosecutor general (DPG) National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on the bail applications of two ex-Mukhtiarkars of Revenue Department in corruption references.
Mohammad Salik Nukraich and Iqbal Meerani were booked by NAB in corruption reference pertaining to illegal transfer of four acres land in Gadap Town. The petitioners sought interim bail in the reference, submitting that they had nothing to do with the offence. The court at the first stage issued notice to DPG NAB for October 22 and called comments from the respondents.
Three released on bail: Administrative Judge (AJ) of Anti Terrorism Courts in Karachi released three suspects, facing kidnapping for ransom charges, on bail as sufficient evidence was not found against them for trial.
Rashid Hussain, Ghulam Rasool and Abdul Sattar were arrested for kidnapping Hamid Mir from Memon Goth area and demanding Rs1 million for his release. Police said that the abductee managed to flee from the captivity of the kidnappers and lodged the report against them.
Investigation officer filed report under Section 497 Cr.P.C, praying the AJ to release the suspects on bail as no sufficient evidence was found against them for trial. Granting report, AJ Justice Maqbool Baqar ordered to release them on bail.
Meanwhile, the AJ extended police remand of two suspects who were arrested for making a hoax call regarding a bomb at the Pakistan People Party’s head office Bilawal House on October 8.
Investigation Officer Munir Chandio said that the suspects, Bilal and Irfan, phoned the police official on duty that a bomb had been planted at Bilawal House. Later, police traced the call and arrested the suspects. They were booked by Boat Basin police under Anti Terrorism Act and Telegram Act for sending threats.
Source: The News