Dr Asim Hussain charged with facilitating terrorists

asim1Karachi: A fraction of an anti-terrorism court based in Karachi authorized a remand of former federal minister namely Dr Asim Hussain under police custody on the allegation of his involvement in facilitating terrorists at his private hospital.

According to the sources, Sindh Higher Education Commission Chairman Dr Asim has been confined under the custody of Rangers for a period of three months before he was finally handed over to the police forces for remand yesterday on the directive of anti-terrorism court. Sources added that following the interrogation in reference to Dr Asim’s involvement with aiding the terrorist during the course of three months detention, Sindh Rangers also filed a case against Dr Asim at North Nazimabad police station.

Dr Asim served on the post of federal minister for petroleum during the government of Pakistan People’s Party. Rangers managed to arrest Dr Asim Hussain on August 26 under Section 11-EEEEE of Anti-Terrorism Act 1997, and also conducted a series of investigation during the period of three months detention for his alleged involvement in facilitating the terrorists at his private hospital as well as corruption committed along his lines.

Sindh Rangers registered an FIR against Dr Asim for aiding criminals as well as terrorists by providing them with medical facilities and allegedly sheltering them at his private hospital situated in Karachi.

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