Rawalpindi - An anti-terrorism court yesterday remanded the accused who snatched a car and later resorted to aerial firing under influence of alcohol, injuring a passerby on GT Road in Gujar Khan, for five days.

The court ordered police to reproduce the accused on August 4 before the court for further proceedings.

Gujar Khan police booked the accused Riaz Ali in two separate cases under sections 324/341/427/ 353/186 of Pakistan Penal Code and 7-ATA and 392 of PPC and arrested him, besides recovering a pistol, magazines and bullets from his possession.

According to details, a team of Gujar Khan police produced the accused Riaz Hussain before Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Special Judge Rai Muhammad Ayub Marth and sought seven days physical custody of the accused. However, the special judge turned down the plea of police and granted only five days remand. The court asked police to present the accused again on August 4 for further proceedings against him.Meanwhile, Gujar Khan police have recovered a laptop and camera from the custody of accused Riaz Hussain during interrogation, sources informed The Nation. They said that police had also held his another accomplice Sajid and started grilling him. They said that reportedly two accomplices of Riaz managed to escape from the scene while taking advantage of the rush of people.

ASP Gujar Khan Muhammad Ayaz, when contacted, confirmed the recovery of laptop and a camera from possession of Riaz. He said that police are probing the accused who opened fire at police and public and injured a man. He said that his other accomplice was also in custody of police. On a query, the ASP said that so for no link of Riaz has proved with any banned outfit. He added that the passerby who got injured is stable now. He said that police also lodged a case against Riaz on complaint of the citizen whose car was snatched at gunpoint.