ATC orders arrest of investigation officer in Godil attack case


KARACHI: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Saturday ordered arrest of investigation officer as he failed to arrest the key accused in a case pertaining to attack on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Rashid Godil.


The court also ordered to block disbursement of the investigation officer Hussain Mehdi’s salary as Shahid Bikik a Lyari gangster and a key accused in Godil attack could not be arrested.

The court has directed the police to arrest both the accused and the investigation officer and produce them before the court on February 6.

Shahid Bikik failed to appear before the court after taking bail in three cases. Police report said that the accused is on the run after he was nominated in the Rashid Godil attack case.

It is pertinent to mention here that the MQM leader was attacked on August 18, 2015 at Bahadurabad area of Karachi. Godil had received bullet wounds while his driver was killed in the attack.