Madyan Incident: 21 suspects sent on physical remand

 Madyan Incident: 21 suspects sent on physical remand

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Swat has sent 21 suspects to police custody on physical remand for 10 days in connection with the brutal lynching of a tourist in Maydan area.

Arrest Warrants Issued for 23 Fugitive Suspects

The court has also issued arrest warrants along with physical remand for 23 other suspects who are still at large and believed to be involved in the heinous crime.

Police Crackdown on Suspects Continues

Yesterday, police arrested 27 suspects, including two brothers, in connection with the incident. Raids are ongoing to apprehend more suspects in the Madyan incident.

Tourist Lynched Over Alleged Blasphemy

A violent mob in Swat district had accused the tourist of blasphemy, leading to his gruesome murder at a police station.

KP Police Failed to Protect Tourist

Despite being in police custody, the enraged mob stormed the station and beat the tourist to death, highlighting the authorities’ failure to protect him.

What is Anti Terrorism Court?

The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan handles terrorism cases. These special courts ensure swift justice for violent crimes like bombings and kidnappings. They operate under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1997. Consequently, ATCs aim to deter terrorism and enhance national security.

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