ATC grants 2-day transit remand of Hassaan Niazi.

LAHORE -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday granted two-day transit remand of Hassaan Niazi, nephew of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, for taking him to Karachi.

However, the court dismissed a plea for physical remand of Hassaan and sent him to jail on 14-day judicial remand in a case, registered by Race Course police.

Earlier, the police produced Hassaan Niazi before ATC Judge Abher Gul Khan amid strict security.

The court was apprised that the Race Course police had registered a case against the accused on charges of rioting, murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

The investigation officer sought physical remand of the accused for completing investigation. He submitted that custody of the accused was required for photogrammatic test and recovery of various items.

However, the defence...

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