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Amal murder case transferred to anti-terrorism court

KARACHI: The case of the death of 10-year old girl Amal, in a shootout between the police personnel and robbers in Karachi, was transferred to an anti-terrorism court for trial. The judicial magistrate maintained that the incident caused fear among the public; therefore, it comes within the ambit of Anti-Terrorism Act, 1999. Subsequently, the police produced a suspect before the administrative judge of anti-terrorism courts for physical remand. The investigation officer informed that section 7 of the ATA was…

Accused who robbed 10-year old Amal’s family detained in Karachi

KARACHI: Police on Tuesday claimed to have detained the key accused who along with his accomplice robbed the family of 10-year old Amal the night she was killed after being hit by a bullet in a shootout between them and the police personnel in Karachi. The police said the accused identified as Khalid along with his accomplice Shehzad robbed the family of the girl on Korangi road on the night of August 13. In an exchange of fire with the police, Shehzad was killed while Khalid managed to escape from the crime scene. A…

SC sets up committee to probe Amal’s death in police encounter

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday constituted a committee to probe the death of a 10-year-old girl, Amal, in an encounter between the police personnel and robbers in Karachi. Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, a bench of the apex court took up a suo motu case with regard to the killing of the girl allegedly by police fire. The chief justice remarked that the court will get the incident investigated by the FIA or Intelligence Bureau (IB). “We constitute a committee to investigate the incident,” he said and…

President Arif Alvi visits family of girl killed by police fire

KARACHI: President Arif Alvi on Saturday visited the house of ten-year-old Amal who was killed by police fire at a traffic signal in Karachi to condole with her parents on her demise. The president condoled with the minor’s father Umar Adil. He directed the authorities concerned to complete a probe into her death at the earliest. The girl along with her parents was on way, when she was hit by a bullet in her head while the robbers were robbing a car next to them. They rushed to the nearest hospital (National Medical…

CJP takes notice of 10-year-old girl killed by police fire in Karachi

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken suo motu notice on the death of ten year old girl, Amal, by firing at a traffic signal in Karachi. Taking notice of the issue, the chief justice had fixed the matter in the court for hearing on September 25 (Tuesday). The court issued notices to Advocate General Sindh, Secretary Health, Inspector General of Police, Sindh and Administrator National Medical Hospital, Karachi, said a press release issued here. Amal along with her parents was on way, when she was hit…