Rangers send letter to Sindh Home Ministry to form JIT in Uzair Baloch case

Latest Update: February 1, 2016 | 156 Views

KARACHI: Rangers on Monday has sent a letter to Sindh Home Ministry seeking to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) for the interrogation of nabbed Lyari gang war central figure, Uzair Baloch.

According to details, the letter was sent after the orders of an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC).

Uzair Baloch was arrested two days before as he was trying to enter Karachi from the city’s suburbs. Weapons were also discovered with him.

He was presented before Anti-Terrorism Court’s (ATC) Justice Farooq Shah. Rangers demanded 90-day remand of Uzair Baloch that was granted by the court. Strict security arrangements were observed on this occasion.

The court also directed to form a JIT for interrogation of 30 cases.

Uzair Baloch, the chief of the banned Peoples Aman Committee (PAC), fled Pakistan in 2013 after the launch of a Rangers operation in the metropolis.

The suspect has been blamed for running a network involved in criminal activities including killings, extortion, kidnapping for ransom and drugs business.

Several cases were registered again him at police stations in different areas including Kalakot, Chakiwara, Napier and Baghdadi.


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