KARACHI: The provincial committee of Sindh Police has recommended the removal of 92 persons from the fourth schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997, including 18 persons who were mistakenly included in the list.
The persons included in the Fourth Schedule are “prohibited” persons suspected of terrorism or sectarianism under Section 11EE of the ATA 1997 and are being kept under police surveillance. They are reported to report to the nearest police station daily and cannot leave the city without prior notice. The list is reviewed every three years by the Provincial Committee of Police and the period of police surveillance may be extended by three years.
According to official records, 18 of the 92 people were mistakenly included in the fourth schedule. After the positive recommendations of field units and district committees, the names of 74 persons were removed. DIG Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), Omar Shahid Hamid, and DIG Special Branch Qamar Zaman and AIG Operations Dr. Asad Ijaz Malihi chaired a meeting of the Provincial Committee of Sindh Police, ‘District Committees’ and The recommendations of the field units were reviewed. And it was decided to remove the names of activists of religious organizations. He belonged to Khairpur, Matiari, Hyderabad and West, Malir, East, Central and South districts of Karachi.
They included Khuda Bakhsh Bardi, Syed Muzaffar, Hujjatullah, Imdad Ali, Akbar Saeed, Mehboob Rehman and 68 others. Muhammad Ayub, Syed Moazzam, Najaf Ali, Qadir Bakhsh, Abdullah Pathan, Maulvi Abdul Ghafoor, Amanullah Mehri, Omar Farooq, Muhammad Sulaiman, Maulana Sher Ghazi, Karim Bakhsh, Bilal Bahadur, Khalil Rehman are among the 18 people included in this list by mistake. Included. , Mehboob Rehman, Mohammad Afzal, Mufti Abdul Rahman, Mohammad Hashim, Jan Sher Khan, Mohammad Ismail, Dil Mohammad, Siraj Mian, Mohammad Farooq, Owais Saeed, Khalid Imran, Syed Mohammad Yasir, Syed Mohammad Sikandar, Maulana Siddique, and Zeenat Ali . The committee also decided to include the names of two persons from Khairpur district Maulana Sanaullah Haideri and Muhammad Saleem of Matiari district in the fourth schedule.