KARACHI:During investigations of former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain’s case, it was revealed that terrorists used Ziauddin Hospital in North Nazimabad area as a shelter.
According to a private TV channel, it was further revealed that the injured terrorists used to get free/discounted treatment in Dr Asim Hussain’s hospital.
The authorities are preparing a solid case regarding terrorism charges against the accused in the first phase. He will also be interrogated in connection with other cases including corruption. Dr Asim Hussain, a close friend of PPP Co-Chairperson Asif Zardari, was arrested on August 26 by Rangers for allegedly assisting terrorists and involvement in other corruption cases.
He has been placed under a 90-day preventive detention under Section 11-EEEE of the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997. Meanwhile, at least five terrorists of banned outfit were apprehended during police operation in Karachi on Tuesday. Home-made bombs and other weapons were also confiscated from the possession of detained suspects. According to SP Liaquat, the suspects are involved in heinous crimes and were planning a major attack in the city.
Source: Business Recorder