MULTAN: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday set freed Ghulam Rasool alias ‘chotu’, a main suspect of ‘Chotu Gang’ along with his four other companions.
The suspects were declared innocent and were freed over benefit of doubt by the ATC judge Masood Arshad.
Ghulam Rasool along with her accomplice were held over charges of firing upon police, recovery of explosives material including rocket launchers from their custody in a case registered at Rajanpur Police Station, Mazari goth in 2009.
Earlier in March, at least 20 gangsters including those affiliated with infamous Chotu gang were awarded death sentence by the anti-terrorism court Multan on charges of killing policemen in 2016.
Police had sought help of Army and Rangers on April 13, 2016, in the fight against Chotu Gang in Rajanpur district following deaths of six policemen including a station house officer (SHO).