ATC acquits MQM-L's alleged target killers due to lack of evidence.


KARACHI -- An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Tuesday acquitted five alleged target killers belonging to the Muttahida Quami Movement-London (MQM-L).

The court heard two cases of kidnapping and murder after which it acquitted the suspects who are said to be affiliated with the MQM-L.

The acquitted persons include Noor-ud-Din alias Laal Baal, Muhammad Kamran alias Mechanic, Younus alias Lamba Bari, Salah Uddin and Asif Ali alias Mistri, according to sources.

Noor-ud-Din's statement to the police holds no legal value, the court remarked.

Four absconders were also acquitted by the court owing to lack of evidence. Their names are Saleem Sheikh...

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