Published On: Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
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Islamabad firing case: Sikandar, wife, weapon provider indicted

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Islamabad: Main character of Islamabad stand-off Sikandar, wife Kanwal and Akhtar, the weapon provider, were indicted in the Islamabad firing case, on Wednesday. The troika was presented before Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) amid tight security held in Adyala jail.

Judge of ATC Atiq-ur-Rehman after charging them ordered to be presented before the court with their lawyer. All three accused denied charges against them. The court adjourned hearing till January 22.

On August 15, Muhammad Sikandar, armed with two sub-machine guns and accompanied with his wife and two children, had driven into the middle of the Constitution Avenue in the evening, where he fired on the police and started a standoff.

Sikandar was finally arrested after six hours but not before receiving bullet wounds from security personnel. He was taken into custody and hospitalised at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.