KARACHI: Suspended Malir SSP Rao Anwar refused to seem earlier than the inquiry committee, shaped to probe extrajudicial homicide of Naqeebullah Mehsud, after committee member DIG Sultan Khawaja requested him to seem on the DIG East’s workplace at eleven pm on Sunday.
Mehsud, a 27-yr-previous native of Waziristan, was amongst 4 suspected terrorists killed in an ‘trade of fireside’ with a police group headed by SSP Anwar on January thirteen in Shah Latif City. Nevertheless, his household later said that Naqeebullah was harmless and gunned down in a pretend encounter.
An inquiry workforce, headed by Counter Terrorism Division Further IG Sanaullah Abbasi, was shaped to probe the incident. The committee ordered the suspension of Anwar and different officers concerned within the incident in addition to placement of Anwar’s identify on the Exit Management Listing.
Chatting with Geo Information, Anwar stated that he won’t seem on the DIG East’s workplace.
He additionally stated that he has not but decided relating to his look on the SSP’s workplace at 1pm on Monday.
DIG East Sultan Khawaja, nevertheless, reached his workplace at 11pm. Chatting with media there, he stated that no [criminal] report has been discovered of Naqeebullah from totally different police stations. “KP police have additionally not discovered any felony document of him.”
He stated that they don’t seem to be beneath any strain on Anwar’s difficulty and that they’re solely following the orders of the Supreme Courtroom.
“If complaints are acquired then case shall be registered, and motion will probably be taken in the identical approach,” he advised reporters, when requested about previous encounter by Anwar.
The DIG East stated that Anwar and his staff have been summoned at present, however they didn’t seem, including that the suspended official and his group members’ telephones are additionally switched off.
He maintained that the inquiry staff needs to conduct clear investigations [into Naqeebullah’s killing] and take heed to Anwar.
Earlier within the night, Khawaja stated the probe physique will once more meet on the workplace of the DIG East at 11pm to refute Anwar’s earlier claims of not being summoned by the committee.
He stated that Anwar appeared earlier than the probe physique, shaped on the orders of the inspector basic (IG), on the primary day, for quarter-hour.
Anwar claimed that Naqeebullah was needed for an FIR registered in 2014 and was an affiliate of Qari Ahsaan, an inmate at Karachi central jail, Khawaja stated, including that Ahsaan, when requested, stated his crime associate Naqeebullah, was another person.
The DIG stated that the committee additionally visited the location of the suspected police encounter, including that they constantly tried to contact Anwar, however couldn’t succeed.
The committee met on the second day and this night as properly, Khawaja informed Geo Information. “Rao Anwar is neither choosing up telephone calls, neither is he showing earlier than the probe physique, which is why a written discover needed to be despatched to him.”
He stated that SP Investigation Abid Qaimkhani has been tasked to current Anwar, including that tomorrow is a gathering summoned by the Further IG, whereby Anwar has to seem alongside together with his group.
“Anwar has requested all of the officers to modify off their telephones and run away,” he stated, including that will probably be confirmed earlier than the media whether or not or not Anwar seems.
The DIG additional stated that that they had a dialog with Naqeebullah’s cousin on Sunday (right now) as properly and the police group will safely transport Naqeebullah’s household to Karachi.
He stated that they’re in contact with Ghotki and Kashmore SSPs and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police will hand over Naqeebullah’s household to Sindh police.
Chatting with media, Further IG Sanaullah Abbasi stated a homicide case can be registered towards Anwar, station home officer (SHO) of Shah Latif City and the police social gathering concerned within the extrajudicial homicide.
He stated that a member of Naqeebullah’s household would grow to be complainant within the case.
Abbasi stated Naqeebullah’s cousin has been en path to Karachi together with the sufferer’s household and that they’ve been offered safety by the KP police.
The top of the probe committee additionally appointed Malir district’s new SP Investigation Abid Qaimkhani as investigating officer within the case.
Qaimkhani has been tasked to arrest Anwar, in case he fails to seem earlier than the probe staff.
Earlier than leaving DI Khan for Karachi, Naqeebullah’s father, Khan Mohammad, appealed to the prime minister, chief justice and the military chief to punish the murderers of his son.
Chatting with media right here, Khan Mohammad stated that his son was not a terrorist or miscreant; he was a sort-hearted individual.
The sufferer’s elder brother, Fareedullah, stated, “I had given Rs0.5 million to my brother for enterprise. If Naqeeb had Rs7 million, then why would I’m going to Dubai and our father work as labourer.”
He stated that his mom had named his brother Naqeebullah, however his father would lovingly name him Naseemullah. “Naqeeb, out of his love for his father, had his CNIC made underneath the identify of Naseemullah.”
Marjan Khan, Naqeebullah’s father-in-regulation, stated that Naqeeb was fairly a jolly and pleasant individual.
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