Shahbaz Bhatti’s murder: Accused Adil’s remand extended

ISLAMABAD: A special anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday extended the physical remand of Hammad Adil for another three days in Shahbaz Bhatti murder case.

Accused Hamad Adil has confessed that his accomplices Tanvir Abdul Sattar and Abdullah were involved in killing of the former minister for minorities.

He said that they monitored the entire situation outside Shahbaz Bhatti’s residence on March 1, 2011.

The accused further stated that next day he intercepted the minister’s car while Abdul Sattar and Abdullah opened fires on his vehicle.

He revealed that he met both suspects in Wana and received training there.

Federal Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti had been assassinated in broad daylight on March 2, 2011, in an ambush in Sector I-8/3 area of the capital.

At the time of the attack he was alone, without any security.