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Terror suspects remanded to Taxila police

February 17, 2013

RAWALPINDI, Feb 16: A civil court of Rawalpindi on Saturday handed over six suspected terrorists of banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to Taxila police on two days physical remand.

They were arrested by the police on Friday and were brought to  the Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday.

But due to unavailability of ATC judge they were produced before Civil judge cum Judicial Magistrate Mohammad Yousaf. According to Taxila police SHO, Mohammad Khan, the suspected TTP terrorists were booked under section 7ATA related to terrorism and possessing illegal weapons.

The police officer said they had recovered 6kg explosives material, 150 detonators, three pistols, one grenade, and a huge quantity of detonator wires from the suspects.

According to the police, the suspects had confessed to killing some members of peace committees of tribal areas and they were also involved in the cases related to kidnapping for ransom.

The Taxila SHO had requested the court for four days physical remand.

The court after permitting two days physical remand directed the police to produce the suspected terrorists before the ATC on February 18. — A Reporter