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Toddler’s name removed from fir

By Naeem Sahoutara 2023-02-15
KARACHI: In an attempt to evade legal consequences, the Docks police on Tuesday discharged a two-year-old boy from the list of suspects in the interim charge sheet filed in a case pertaining to alleged illegal withdrawal of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) funds.

Police had booked two-year-old Ramzan Shah along with his father and nine other relatives for allegedly illegally withdrawing money under the BISP in Clifton.

On the last date, Judicial Magistrate (West) Ghazanfar Abbas had expressed his displeasure with police after the family had produced the child in court pleading to grant him bail before arrest.

The magistrate had summoned the investigating officer to furnish an explanation for naming the toddler in the case and then showing him as an absconder. On Tuesday, the interim charge sheet was filed by it was not taken up since the magistrate was on leave.