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Court grants Pre-Arrest Bail to KE distribution head in Electrocution Case


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

19th Aug, 2020. 02:21 pm
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District Court granted on Wednesday pre-arrest bail to K-Electric (KE) distribution head Amir Zia in a case regarding the death of a youth by electrocution.

According to the details,  FIR of the death of 19-year-old Faizan, who was electrocuted in recent rainfall in Karachi, was registered at Defence police station.

Chief executive officer and other senior officials of the power utility were booked after the youth lost his life due to electrocution in Defence area.

The district and sessions court granted pre-arrest bail to K-Electric’s distribution head Amir Zia today for Rs 200,000 bail money.

The court granted interim bail to the power utility official till August 25.

Earlier K-Electric’s Chief Executive Officer Moonis Alvi got pre-arrest bail by district and sessions court in exchange for Rs 200,000 bail bonds in a case related to the death of a youth from electrocution in the city’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area.

Court-ordered police not to arrest Alvi till August 25 this month.

The court also directed the KE CEO to join the police investigation of the case.

The case was filed against K-Electric’s chief executive after a youth died of electrocution in the city’s Defence Phase VII area.

The case, filed at the Defence Police Station named four people, including the Karachi power distribution company.

The FIR was filed by the boy’s relative, who had told police that the 22-year-old was in Karachi for a visit from Mansehra when he died from electrocution.

The FIR also included provisions for murder.

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