Usama Satti Case: ATC extends physical remand of five accused

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

13th Jan, 2021. 12:13 pm
Usama Satti

Islamabad Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Wednesday extended physical remand of the five arrested policemen in the Usama Satti murder case.

According to the details, the five accused were presented before the court as Judge Raja Jawad Abbas resumed the hearing.

During the case proceedings, the investigation officer requested the judge to extend the physical remand of the accused by five days.

He said their statement under section 364 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) will be recorded, due to which their custody is required. Accepting his plea, the court granted a five-day extension in the accused’s physical remand.

At the start of the hearing, the judge asked the IO about the progress thus far made in the investigation, to which the latter replied that the accused have confessed to the crime. He quoted them as saying that an innocent citizen lost his life because of their fault.

The accused include Muddasir, Shakeel, Mohammad Mustafa, Saeed Ahmed and Iftikhar Ahmed.

On Jan 2, the five Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel were taken into custody for indiscriminately shooting down 22-year-old Usama Satti on Srinagar Highway within the jurisdiction of Ramna police station in Islamabad.

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