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ATC remands Minhaj Qazi in 14-day judicial custody

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi Monday remanded Minhaj Qazi, a key suspect in the murder case of former managing director of Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) Shahid Hamid, in judicial custody for 14 days, ARY News reported.

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While Qazi was presented before ATC, the investigating officer (IO) told the court that probe was completed regarding the accused. At this, the court ordered to submit Qazi’s challan in 14 days and sent him to jail in judicial custody.

Earlier, Hamid’s widow and son identified the suspect as the murderer. Amid tight security, Minhaj Qazi was presented on Saturday before City Court for a hearing pertaining to the murder of former KESC managing director. An identification parade was held today at the court during which Minhaj Qazi was lined up with ten other suspects in front of the judicial magistrate.

Shahid Hamid had been murdered in 1997 by notorious criminal Saulat Mirza and his accomplices. Saulat Mirza was the key suspect in the case. He was sentenced to death after being found guilty and was hanged on May 12, 2015, at Machh Jail.

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ATC remands Minhaj Qazi in 14-day judicial custody

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