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Another suspect remanded

ATTOCK: Special court has remanded another man allegedly involved in blowing up CD shops and killing Polish engineer in Jand police custody for three days.

According to the police, 18-year-old Muhammad Zaheer was produced before the court on Saturday. The police had arrested him from Pindsultani village of Jand on Friday. The police also arrested four suspects from the same village some two weeks ago.

The police claimed to have recovered a bag containing five-kg explosives, two-kg ammonium sulphate, a hand grenade, wireless set and a motorcycle’s fuel tank filled with five-kg black gunpowder and ammonium phosphate from Zaheer. The explosive/ammunition was concealed in the agriculture field near the village. The police excavated the explosive material amidst high security under the supervision of bomb disposal squad and explosive experts.

According to the police, Zaheer is cousin of Tariq Ismail who had been arrested along with three other accused by the Jand police on February 15 and they were involved in terrorist activities, including kidnapping of Polish engineer Piotr Stancza and bombing at different CD shops in Jand.

The police claimed that Zaheer was planning to target some sensitive installations near Fatehjang by fixing the explosive-filled tank with a motorbike.
Source: Dawn
Date:3/1/2010