Bhutto’s alleged killers detained for 10 more days

February 3rd, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Benazir Bhutto
Islamabad, Feb.3 (ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi has extended the remand of two men suspected to be members of a squad of suicide bombers that killed former premier Benazir Bhutto by another ten days.

The two men 15-year-old Aitzaz Shah and Sher Zaman were produced in court under tight security on Saturday. Shah had earlier told investigators that he was next in line to target Benazir, who was assassinated in a suicide attack in Rawalpindi on December 27.

City Police had booked the two under Sections 302/24, 435/36, 120-B, 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act and 4/5 of the Explosive Act.

According to the Daily Times, Judge Chaudhry Habibullah has ordered the accused to be produced before him again on February 12.

Meanwhile, Karachi Central District and Sessions Judge Sofia Latif has directed Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari to appear before her court on March 15 in connection with the next hearing of the Justice Nizam Ahmed and his son Nadeem Ahmed’s murder case.

Zardari, Akhtar Javed Pirzada, Bilal Sheikh and Babar Sindhu are facing charges in the case.(ANI)

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