Karachi

Safoora bus attack suspects sent on remand till June 14

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday handed five suspects of the grisly Safoora bus attack to police on remand till June 14, ARY News reported.

The suspects were produced before the ATC under stringent security today. The investigating officer (IO) told the court that a vehicle and arms used in the attack have been recovered from the suspects.

He said that the weapons have been sent for a forensic test, while the suspects will be nominated in the case after joint investigation.

The court, while handing over the suspects to police on remand till June 14, directed the officials not to torture them.

Earlier on May 13, armed assailants had killed 47 members of Ismaili community in a cold-blooded gun attack on a bus in Karachi’s Safoora Goth.

The incident sent shock waves not just countrywide, but abroad as well drawing condemnations from different countries.

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