KARACHI: SSP Malir Rao Anwar appeared earlier than a departmental inquiry committee on Friday in relation to the controversial killing of a suspected terrorist in a police encounter.
SSP Anwar, in a media speak on January thirteen, had claimed to have shot lifeless 4 alleged terrorists in a police encounter at Shah Latif City.
Later, it was revealed that the deceased ‘terrorists’ included Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah, a 27-yr-previous from South Waziristan. His household claimed he disappeared on January three from Sohrab Goth and was then killed in a pretend encounter.
Following a hue and cry on social media and by family members of the Waziristan native, an inquiry committee was shaped beneath the chair of Counter Terrorism Division Further IG Sanaullah Abbasi.
Showing earlier than the committee immediately, Anwar submitted the deceased’s legal document to the investigators and recorded his assertion.
He stated a kidnapping for ransom case towards Naqeebullah, registered in 2014, has been found.
The SSP, whereas interacting with the media, requested why the deceased’s household didn’t submit a lacking individual software in any police station if he did disappear on Jan three.
Anwar alleged that revenge is being taken towards him for taking motion towards Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf member Haleem Adil Sheikh.
Speaking to the media later, Abbasi, who heads the probe committee, stated they’ll examine the location of the incident and never depart any angle whereas investigating the incident.
Abbasi additionally said that they will even go to the Karachi Central Jail and report the assertion of a prisoner.
He added that he’ll share extra particulars within the night.
Sources stated the inquiry group will go to Qari Ahsan, an imprisoned member of a banned terrorist group, as Naqeebullah was stated to be an affiliate of his, within the jail.
Individually, DIG East Sultan Khwaja stated the committee will submit its report back to the Sindh IG in three days. He added that the deceased’s household has been knowledgeable of recording their assertion and since that is an open inquiry, any eyewitness can come ahead to document his or her assertion.
Late Thursday, Sindh Residence Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal stated that a three-member committee has been shaped to probe the suspected extrajudicial killing.
Talking on Geo Information’ present ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath’ on Thursday night time, Siyal stated if SSP Anwar fails to fulfill the committee, he too won’t stay on his publish.
Earlier on Thursday, Pakistan Peoples’ Celebration Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari directed Siyal to conduct an inquiry into the controversial killing.
SSP Anwar knowledgeable Geo Information on Thursday that Naseemullah’s actual identify was Naqeebullah and he was a needed man dwelling in Hub after arriving from DI Khan.
He additionally dismissed the social media marketing campaign within the deceased’s favour and caught to his stance that he was a terrorist.
Nevertheless, acquaintances and kinfolk of the deceased dispute the declare and time period the incident an extrajudicial homicide.
Chatting with Geo Information earlier, family members of Naseemullah stated that the deceased got here to Karachi from South Waziristan one yr in the past and ran a clothes store at Al-Asif Sq., and was not concerned in any illegal actions.
The funeral prayers for the deceased have been provided in his native metropolis of Tank, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Thursday night.
Numerous individuals from Mehsud and Burki tribes attended the prayers, at which relations and associates of the deceased have been seen overwhelmed by grief and sorrow.
Protests have been held over the suspected extrajudicial killing in Tank, Bannu, Zhob and DI Khan.
The protesters demanded the chief justice of Pakistan to take a suo motu discover of the incident and type a judicial fee to probe into it.
Naseemullah shall be laid to relaxation in South Waziristan immediately.
Numerous scholar teams and political events are protesting at Karachi’s Superhighway towards the incident at this time.
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