Muhammad Sikandar, the gunman who engaged cops in over five-hour dramatic standoff in the heart of Islamabad before being shot and severely injured, is under treatment in PIMS hospital and is said to be stable. Islamabad police registered a case against him at Kohsar police station Friday under Section 6 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). Sikandar’s wife Kanwal was also named in the FIR.
Talking with journalists here Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Spokesperson, Waseem Khawaja said the gunman received one bullet each in the leg and chest and abdomen causing fractures in his ribs. He said the man was on ventilation in ICU before being operated for 3 to 4 hours.
Khawaja said Sikandar’s wife was in consciousness and her condition isn’t in danger from the outset, adding that she has also recorded her statement to police authorities.