An anti-terrorism court (ATC-I) extended on Monday the physical remand of three Takfiri-Deobandi terrorists involved in the deadliest attack on Ismaili Shia Community bus at Safoora till July 13 upon request of the police.
The alleged mastermind of the attack, Tahir Hussain Minhas alias Saeen, as well as Saad Aziz alias Tin Tin and Asadur Rehman alias Malik were produced before ATC-I in a number of cases.
The terrorists, handcuffed and with faces covered, were brought to the court in armoured vehicles amid heavy security. According to reports police had requested an extension for further investigation.
However, along with an extension of the physical remand of the suspects, ATC-I ordered the police to submit all relevant reports on July 13.
The brutal bus massacre claimed the lives of 45 members of the Shia Ismaili community on May 13. Earlier on June 11, an anti-terrorism court remanded on Wednesday three suspects of the Safoora bus attack in cases of murdering civil society activist Sabeen Mahmud and policemen till June 15.
According to the court documents, the suspects had confessed their involvement in the killings of policemen as well as Mahmud during interrogation about other penal cases.
The investigation of these Takfiri-Deobandi group revealed that they were involved in the killings of the people belongs from all walks of life in Karachi including Shia’s, Bohri’s, Ismaili’s, Sunni-Beralvi’s, Civil Society and law enforcement agencies personnel.