Rangers detain two suspects for three months

KARACHI: Personnel of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, along with their own counsel produced two suspects, Mohammad Arshad and Kashif alias Jhingu, before the ATC-III Judge under tight security. The paramilitary force had information about their alleged involvement in targeted killing, extortion and others offences.

They contended that the suspects were required to be questioned for their alleged involvement in criminal activities. According to Rangers accused belonged to a political party. The recent amendments in Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 Section II EEEEE in November 2013 have authorized the paramilitary force to detain suspects till three months for interrogations.