Former Malir SSP Rao Anwar, who’s beneath scrutiny over his alleged involvement in the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud, on Sunday alleged that two members of the police inquiry group investigating the matter held “private biases” towards him on the pretext of which he has determined to “boycott the proceedings of the police inquiry committee”.
Anwar, together with different suspects, had been requested to seem earlier than the DIG East on Sunday night time at 11pm to document his assertion, however he failed to point out up.
Later, DIG East Sultan Khowaja briefed the media individuals that police tried to succeed in Anwar however his telephone is switched off. “We had ordered Rao Anwar and his workforce to seem in the present day, however they did not come,” he stated.
DIG Khowaja additionally raised suspicions over the suspected suicide attack on Anwar’s convoy earlier this week, through which three suspected assailants have been reportedly killed and 4 policemen have been injured.
“We’ll completely examine the assault [on Rao Anwar’s convoy] from all attainable angles,” the DIG East asserted.
“If he [Anwar] does not think about police, he can seem earlier than the human rights committee,” stated Khowaja.
Earlier, whereas speaking to Daybreak, the at present-suspended police official claimed that as an alternative of asking him concerning the incident the members of police inquiry staff “have been bent upon implicating me within the case”.
Rao Anwar was removed from his post on Saturday on the orders of Sindh Inspector Common of Police A. D. Khowaja.
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An inquiry committee wanting into the alleged homicide of Mehsud had linked Anwar with the alleged additional-judicial killing of the 27-year old Waziristan native, who was killed on January thirteen in Shah Latif City.
Anwar claimed that he had “absolutely cooperated” when he, together with the police get together, appeared earlier than the inquiry committee. “Afterward, I used to be informed that one other session of the committee can be held at DIG East workplace after Friday prayers.”
The previous Malir SSP claimed he had tried to contact the workplace of DIG East round 4 occasions after the Friday prayers, however couldn’t get any constructive response from them.
SP Investigation Malir Abid Qaimkhani, in a press release issued on Sunday night, categorically denied the claims made by Rao Anwar that he had tried to contact DIG East workplace 4 occasions however he was not referred to as for a gathering.
The SP Investigation requested Anwar, together with different suspects, to seem once more earlier than the DIG East on Sunday night time at 11pm to document his assertion, however he did not abide by.
Earlier within the day, the SP investigation, via a separate notification, ordered SSP Rao Anwar and SI Aman Ullah, former SHO Shah Latif City, to seem earlier than him on Monday (tomorrow) to document their assertion.
Anwar informed Daybreak on Sunday that even when it’s proved that the encounter had been ‘staged’, “I had nothing to do with it. I didn’t mess up the case.”
“I didn’t arrest Naqeeb, nor did I interrogate him,” he stated.
The previous Malir SSP disclosed that he has already given the names of two cops to the inquiry committee, specifically Ali Akbar and Faisal, “who may need detained and handled Naqeeb as a terrorist and killed him together with three different ‘real terrorists’.”
Anwar stated he had visited the location of encounter as a way to increase the morale of police get together.
“I typically speak to media following an encounter solely to take the safety danger on myself, as an alternative of the police get together,” he maintained.
“The police celebration may need misguided me,” admitted the seasoned police officer.
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