14-day Remand Ordered on 23 Suspects in Lynching Case
LAHORE: 23 suspects allegedly involved in lynching case at Youhanabad are sent on 14-day judicial remand by an anti-terrorism court on Wednesday.
Nishter Colony police produced the suspects before the court and pleaded that they were involved in lynching of two men, damaging property and manhandling a woman car rider. The investigation officer sought 14-day physical remand and stated before the court that further custody of suspects was required to complete interrogation.
However, ATC judge Roy Ayub Marth, after hearing the prosecution, turned down the request and sent all the 23 suspects to jail.
The court directed police to complete the challan of the case and conduct the identification parade within the 14-day remand and arrest other suspects involved at the earliest.
Police has, so far, produced a total of 62 suspects before the ATC as 27 suspects were produced on March 30, two on 31 and 23 on April 1.
However, the ATC sent all the suspects on 14-day judicial remand to Kot Lakhpat Central Jail.
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