KARACHI- An anti-terrorism court in Karachi today accepted charges pressed by police against 16 men, who were arrested during the March 11 raid. The charge sheets were given for illegal possession of weapons and explosive materials. 26 suspects were booked in connection with the recovery of illicit weapons from Nine Zero.

The court also directed the Investigating Officer to submit charge sheets against the remaining 10 suspects. Last month, around 100 suspects were picked up by Rangers personnel near Nine Zero, home of the MQM.