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ATC sends two murderers of Pindi schoolgirl on judicial remand

May 15, 2018

Rawalpindi: The Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) no.-II Rawalpindi, Special Judge Salman Baig Monday has sent two murderers to Adiala Jail on a 14-day judicial remand in the murder case of a schoolgirl named Areeba Qadeer. The court has directed police to present the killers again on May 28, 2018.

On April 12, 2018, two men identified as Kashif Javed and Moheen Safdar are accused of attempting to kidnap a schoolgirl Areeba Qadeer on gunpoint and later killing her and wounding three other girls including Haleema Iqbal, Aiman Nawaz and Eesha Batool by opening indiscriminate firing at Machine Stop, within limits of Kotli Sattian Police Station.

The Kotli Sattian Police Station registered a case against accused under sections of 302/324/365/511/34 of PPC and 7 ATA. Police registered FIR on the complainant of Muhammad Qadeer father of Areeba.

A police team headed by SP Potohar Division Syed Ali and ASP Kotli Sattian Circle Javeria Muhammad Jamil had rounded up the killers from Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) during a raid and presented him before the court. Police brought the killers in court under tight security arrangements on Monday.