The joint investigation staff (JIT), investigating the homicide of expatriate scholar Intizar Ahmed by the hands of Anti-Automotive Lifting Cell (ACLC) officers in Karachi, has beneficial felony proceedings towards all eight policemen concerned within the incident, Daybreak discovered on Monday.
Intizar was a Malaysia-based mostly scholar who had returned to Pakistan to spend holidays. On January thirteen He was in his automotive with a feminine pal when police in plainclothes had signalled him to cease. When he had did not oblige, he was chased and gunned down in Defence Housing Authority. The good friend had managed to flee unscathed.
The JIT referred to as the episode a results of sheer non-professionalism on the a part of ACLC policemen and beneficial that authorities ought to design Normal Working Procedures (SOPs) to conduct snap-checking on streets and roads by regulation-enforcement businesses in order that such occasions must be prevented in future.
“JIT is of the opinion that the incident occurred resulting from stopping of Intizar’s automotive in a extremely unprofessional method by ACLC group wearing plainclothes, who have been driving unmarked automobiles with none police identification,” learn the report.
The report, nevertheless, identified that thus far the JIT couldn’t discover any ‘particular’ motive behind this incident. “It seems chilly-blooded rash and negligent killing by police officers in plainclothes,” the report stated.
The JIT beneficial that the eight police officers must be charged for his or her felony act of cruel and chilly-blooded killing of Intezar in a rash and negligent act, and never rescuing him after the firing incident.
Nevertheless, the report identified that identify of 1 head constable ought to be positioned in Column No. 2 of the cost sheet in blue ink as he was not current on the place of the incident when the firing befell.
The JIT additionally advisable strict departmental motion towards the concerned police officers.
The staff instructed that Inspector Basic of Sindh Police A.D Khowaja ought to look into the position of supervisory officers, together with the then SSP ACLC Muqudas Haider and the DSP ACLC for his or her “failure to implement the deployment order issued for checking of automobiles in DHA space”.
The JIT, in its discovering, additionally noticed that the viral video of Madiha Kiyani who was accompanying Intizar when the incident occurred was recorded on the residence of Asif Khudai Advocate the place one Kazim Shah made Madiha document this assertion beneath “affect of medicine”. Madiha later retracted her assertion.
The JIT — led by Further Inspector Basic of the Counter-terrorism Division, Dr Sanaullah Abbasi and comprising representatives of Rangers and intelligence businesses — identified that the whole police social gathering of ACLC was in plainclothes, opposite to the SOP issued by SSP ACLC in form of a written deployment order.
“Police constables (police constable) Bilal and Daniyal, the gunmen of SSP ACLC, have been off obligation and took half within the operation at their very own, with none authorisation by SHO ACLC Inspector Tariq Mehmood or SSP ACLC Muqudas Haider.”
The report says that Bilal and Daniyal fired on the car and proof conclusively means that PC Bilal’s bullet hit Intezar and killed him.
“Examination of the car exhibits that there are three bullet marks, and two bullet scratch marks on the correct aspect of the car resulting from ricochet of the bullet from the street,” the report says, including that 18 empty bullet shells have been recovered from the crime scene.
All eight weapons of ACLC officers have been despatched for forensic examination, together with the recovered 18 empties. Forensic examination exhibits that solely two weapons have been used within the incident, as 12 empties have been fired from PC Bilal’s weapon and 6 have been fired type PC Muhammad Daniyal’s weapon.
After the incident, all the police get together fled from the incident scene. They need to have stopped there and tried to evacuate the sufferer in an try to save lots of his life.
The JIT additionally identified that the allegations of any connection or relation between Madiha Kiyani, who was current with Intezar on the time of firing incident, and SSP Muqudas Haider have been discovered to be incorrect and baseless.
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