ISLAMABAD  - Federal Capital police Tuesday submitted an incomplete challan before special Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad standoff case and formally declared Malik Sikandar as an accused of the incident in its investigation report.   

ATC judge Atiq-ur-Rehman conducted the hearing and extended judicial remand of the accused till November 25.

During the hearing, police produced the accused before the court after expiry of his 14 days judicial remand.

The Investigation Officer (IO) of the case submitted an incomplete challan before the court declaring him as an accused.

The challan included statements of some 30 witnesses including policemen, hotel administration, arms dealer and doctors who provided medical treatment to him.

Later, extending judicial remand of the accused, the court directed police to submit complete challan on the next hearing of the case.

It is pertinent to mention here that Malik Skindar along with his wife held Federal Capital hostage for hours on August 15. The accused Skindar armed with two assault rifles, an AK-47 and a latest sub machine gun (SMG), started firing at Jinnah Avenue.

The standoff, finally came to an end after Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Zamurd Khan tried to capture him. During this scuffle, forces opened fire and injured Skindar who was then admitted in PIMS.