Skip to comments.Police constable shows judge “how grenade works” inside courtroom, three injured
Posted on 04/11/2016 11:38:14 AM PDT by TigerClaws
KARACHI (Staff Report) A hand grenade exploded inside courtroom in Karachis Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) after a judge asked a police constable if he knew how grenades worked.
The constable, instead of explaining his expertise in weapons and grenade handling to the judge, opted to demonstrate practically by promptly pulling out the pin from the grenade.
This resulted in a loud explosion, injuring five including the judge, the constable and a court clerk.
The blast took place while hearing of a case was underway in courtroom-III. Two policemen and a court clerk were among injured and taken to a nearby hospital for first aid. Courts proceeding was briefly suspended as a result.
According to media reports, the grenade in question was a locally developed bomb which was brought to the courtroom by Investigation Officer Abid Ali as evidence. The bomb was, reportedly, not defused before production in the court.
The police and paramilitary forces in the vicinity immediately surrounded the area after the explosion fearing a terrorist attack and the security forces were put on high alert.
It is safe to say that now the whole court knows how grenades work, including the curious judge.
According to authorities, the constable who apparently knows how grenades work will be punished severely after he recovers from his injuries.
Let’s recall that Pakistan is a nuclear armed nation.
Does this demonstration qualify him as an expert testifier?
You can’t fix stupid.
Did he or did he not say alla snack-bar?
Yeah, I’d say he kinda knew how it worked.
“A simple ‘yes’ would have been sufficient.”
Almost a Darwin award or at least a “here, hold my beer” award except that no one died and I doubt anyone in a muslim court was drinking beer.
Well, you have to admit that the demonstration was pretty realistic . . . .
LOL! I worked for a jewelry store chain that had exploding dye packs hidden in all of the diamond trays. To my knowledge they never foiled a robbery, but every year a couple of them were set off in the stores by employees who were screwing around with them.
He needs to be brought in here as a refugee.
Hold my tandoori and watch this.
This is why I don’t trust them to drive taxis.
[Lets recall that Pakistan is a nuclear armed nation.]
Let’s hope the judge doesn’t ask him if he knows how a nuclear weapon works.......
The looks on the plebe's faces at that instant were always quite amusing!
Obviously this constable isn’t a “Baird Man.”
Appears to me that this ‘arms expert’ disqualified himself from the ‘Darwin competition’ because he is definitely too stupid.
Unless, of course, his job was to wipe out the Judge and Prosecutors etc.... He still failed....
Bad enough when one botches five or six attempts at suicide but the ultimate insult is when ‘Suicide Hot Line’ puts one on hold...
Sure, I know how grenades work! You just pull the pin like THIS!
This wins the whatzit award for 2016......