KARACHI: The administrative judge of Anti-Terrorism Courts (ATC) remanded two suspects to police custody on Saturday on physical remand in the murder case of renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri.

Police produced Muhammad Asim alias Capri and Ishaq alias Bobby before the administrative judge and sought their physical remand for interrogation. Both the accused were already on physical remand for interrogation with regard to their involvement in the killing of two traffic constables near Ayesha Manzil, seven cops in Orangi Town, and three citizens within the limits of Pakistan Bazaar police station.

The investigating officer requested the court to allow them to investigate the suspects in Sabri's murder case as well. While accepting the police's request, the judge granted physical remand of the accused till Nov 22 and directed the investigation officers to submit progress report.

Famed Qawwal Amjad Sabri was killed in an attack on his car in June 2016 in Liaquatabad area. According to the police, FIR was registered under Sections 302 (premeditated murder), 324 (attempted murder), 34 (common intention) of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) read with Section seven of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1997 on the complaint of Azmat Farid Sabri.

According to police, the accused were also involved in the killing of seven cops - Abdus Sattar, Muhammad Ismail, Daimuddin, Ghulam Rasool, Rustam Ali, Yaseen and Wazeer Ali- who were shot dead in Orangi Town while they were escorting a polio team.

They were also booked for the murder of traffic police constables, Shakeel Ahmed and Muhammad Akram, gunned on May 21 this year near Ayesha Manzil. The suspects were also involved in the killing of Zakir Hussain, Muhammad Nawaz and Muhammad Younus near Nasir Jump, Korangi in August 2014.