KARACHI - Anti-Terrorist Court Judge Hassan Shah Bukhari adjourned the hearing over the killing of minor girl till 27 August. The accused were brought before the court for the charge frame, where one of the accused Bashir Ahmed rejected the allegation on him and denied his involvement in the incident. The accused also requested the court to allow him to call two witnesses for his defence including house owner, named Mashooq Ali, where he was residing on rent. His counsel told the court that Bashir was not present at his home when the incident took place, maintaining that SP Clifton Traffic Zone could be appeared before the court to ask for his verification. In the meantime, the counsel of another accused Noor Mohammad was not present in the court to defend his client; the court adjourned the hearing for the next day. It is worth mentioning here that the accused Head Constable of traffic police, Bashir Ahmed and Constable Noor Mohammad were charged for allegedly killing a minor aged girl named Sana, while it was revealed by the post mortem of the deceased that she was raped before killing. According to the IO, the accused kidnapped the deceased while was playing with the neighbours children outside of her house located in Chakra Goth, Noorani Basti, in the limits of Zaman Town police station (Korangi Town), and later killed her after raping. The police registered an FIR No 331/09 of kidnapping and murder against both the policemen on the complaint of deceaseds uncle, namely Abul Hashim. AG summoned for vacating land for lease Sindh High Court on Wednesday summoned Attorney General over the application moved by Sindh Government for vacating the status quo, granted earlier by it against the lease/sale of the sea land reclaimed by Karachi Port Trust (KPT) till 3 September. The division bench of SHC comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Mohammad Athar Saeed issued directive over the application moved by Secretary Land Utilisation Department, Chief Secretary Sindh, DCO Karachi, and EDO Revenue on the behalf of the provincial government, challenging the high courts verdict to status quo the land located on Mai Kolachi road bypass. On the direction of the Chief Minister Sindh, the Advocate General Sindh moved to the court along with an appeal against courts decision of vacating status quo on the lease/sale of these lands. The matter was pending in SHC between Sindh Government and KPT about the ownership of about 130 acres land near Mai Kolachi bypass that was reclaimed from sea in natural course or artificially. KPT leased out a major portion of this land to KPT Cooperative Society, but it was objected by Sindh Government that KPT administration could not do it, as the said land was property of Sindh Revenue Board. Earlier, the Court imposed status quo on further lease/sale of land by either KPT or Sindh Government. The petitioners submitted that any decision to allow lease of the said land could only be executed if accorded approval by Sindh Chief Minister, who is the in charge Minister for Revenue department (land utilisation) as well as the chief executive of the province. The petitioners respondent in the petition to KPT Cooperative Housing Society, Trustees Port of Karachi, Secretary Ministry of Communication and CBE, while twelve others whom were given allotments of the lands in the said area.