KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers on Tuesday produced two accused, Syed Shabbeh Ahmed and Usman Ghani, before Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) and informed it about their 90-day preventive detention for interrogation.
The personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, along with their counsel produced both the accused. The rangers informed the court that they had credible information about involvement of Syed Shabbeh Ahmed in incidents of targeted killing, extortion while Usman Ghani was involved extortion and other criminal offences. Both the suspects were picked up during the targeted operation in Karachi.
The court allowed the paramilitary force to detain both the suspects for 90 days for interrogation considering legal provisions Section 11EEEE (1), which was inserted under the Pakistan Protection Ordinance 2013. This amendments made to the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997, have authorized the paramilitary force to detain suspects for three months for interrogations.