ATC directed to wrap up Perween Rahman’s murder case within two months

KARACHI: On Tuesday, the Sindh High Court (SHC) directed an anti-terrorism court to wrap up thePerween Rahman murder case in two months.

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Rahman, who was the director of the Orangi Pilot Project (OPP) was assassinated by four men in a targeted attack near the Banaras fly-over in Orangi Town in March 2013. She was considered to be a vocal activist working against land and water mafia in the city.

The SHC while directing the anti-terrorism court remarked 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 this, Chief Justice SHCAhmed Ali Sheikh remarked, Perween Rahman has been murdered and the case is still going on. Lawyers should be aware of good people in society.

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

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