Court acquits 9 accused facing assets beyond means charges.


ISLAMABAD -- A special court (Control of Narcotics Substances) judge has acquitted as many as nine accused including an inspector and head constable of Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) in the case of deriving assets from business of narcotics due to lack of evidences and poor prosecution.

Sessions Judge/Judge Special Court (CNS) Rawalpindi SohailNasir acquitted the nine accused after the prosecution failed in proving the allegations levelled against them during the proceedings.

The accused who got clean chit from court were identified as Shakil Ahmed (Inspector ANF), Muhammad Nasir (HC ANF), his wife HabibaRafiq, Abdul Ghafoor, Farooq Ahmed Bhatti, ShehzadKhurramBhatti, ShumailSikandar (a Karachi-based businessman-cum-property dealer) Shehzad Ahmed and Muhammad Tariq.

The officials of ANF Police Station Rawalpindi had registered a First Information Report (FIR) Number 107, dated 6/11/2017 under sections 12/13/68 CNSA, 1997 Act against Inspector Shakil Ahmed and HC Muhammad Nasir on directions of Assistant...

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