Two more Chinese nationals remanded in FIA custody
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By Ishaq Tanoli | 1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
KARACHI: Two more Chinese nationals were remanded on Tuesday in the custody of the Federal Investigation Agency in as many cases pertaining to illegally drawing cash and stealing data from automated teller machines.

The FIA arrested Xiao Jianjun for his alleged involvement in stealing data and illegally drawing cash from ATMs in Defence Housing Authority while Xuzhoping was detained in an identical casein the Bahadurabad area.

The investigating officer produced Xiao before the court of a judicial magistrate (south) and informed it that the suspect was a ringleader of the gang and his three accomplices, arrested on Jan 14 in DHA, were already in custody on physical remand while their another accomplice was still at large.

The IO sought his custody for investigations to make recoveries and arrest the absconder.

The court handed him over to the FIA on physical remand till Jan 18 and directed the 10 to produce him and three other detained suspects with a progress report at next hearing.

Meanwhile, the FIA also produced Xuzhoping before a judicial magistrate (east) and the magistrate granted his physical remand till Jan 20.

Two other Chinese nationals, Qiaocheng and Zhong Showen, have also been in the FIA custody on remand after their arrest on Jan 10 for allegedly stealing data from an ATM facility of a banl( with skimming devices on Abdullah Haroon Road near Zainab Market.Ex-SHO`s bail extended A sessions court extended on Tuesday interim pre-arrest ball of a former SHO of Mominabad in the murder of a 14-year-old boy.

The dismissed SHO, Mumtaz Marwat, policemen Abdul Razzaq and Majid Jadoon have been booked for allegedly firing on the behest of Tahir, alias Tipu, said to be a police informer, and his friend Akram Farooqui on Nov 13 in the Mominabad area that had left Rehan dead.

Four suspects were arrested after the incident while the former SHO was shown absconderin the charge sheet.

The ex-SHO approached the sessions court for bail after a magistrate issued a warrant for his arrest.

The sessions court extended his interim bail till Jan 23.

Suspect sent to prison A judicial magistrate sent on Tuesday a suspect to prison in a criminal assault case.

The suspect, who was an employee at a bakery in Lea Market, was booked for allegedly sexually assaulting a six-yearold boy when he came to buy eatables from the bakery.

The suspect was arrested on Jan 13 and after the end of his first remand, police produced him again before a judicial magistrate (south).

The magistrate also recorded the statement of the victim and sent the suspect to prison on judicial remand with the direction to the IO to file an investigation report.