Tahir Plaza arson attack accused produced in ATC
KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court heard Tahir Plaza arson case on Tuesday.
Police produced arrested accused Irfan alias Saeed in the court.
MQM’s Hammad Siddiqui, Saeed Bharam and others have also been nominated in the arson attack incident.
In police report accused Irfan alias Saeed has confessed that Hammad Siddiqui and Saeed Bharam had ordered the arson attack in Tahir Plaza.
The arson attack made to ‘teach a lesson’ to lawyers for supporting the deposed chief justice.
According to police, two accomplices of the accused Nawab alias Dhobi and Nawab alias Mota have been at large. The court has issued arrest warrants of the accused.
Six people including a lawyer and two women were burnt to death in the arson attack.
Tahir Plaza, a building near City Courts, was set on fire on April 9, 2008, in which six people including a lawyer and two women were burnt to death.