SHC directs to conclude Perween Rahman murder case in two months

News Desk , Bol News

07:51:18, Tuesday, November 06, 2018

The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday directed an anti-terrorism court to wind up the Perween Rahman murder case in two months.

Rahman, the director of the Orangi Pilot Project (OPP), was shot dead by four men in a targeted attack near the Banaras fly-over in Orangi Town in March 2013.

While directing the anti-terrorism court, the SHC said that instead of hearing the suspects they should wrap up the case.

During the hearing, the legal branch informed the court that there are 29 witnesses in the case of which 10 have yet to record their statements.

On October 31, the police had presented before the anti-terrorism court Tehreek-e-Taliban member, Amjad Hussain, the prime accused in the murder case.

Khan was arrested from Karachi's Mangophir vicinity, on the directives of the Supreme Court issued on October 10.

According to the police, the accused confessed to Rahman's murder during the investigation.

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