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KARACHI: No proof has been discovered to recommend that Sultan Nazeer, a scholar killed in an alleged pretend encounter earlier this week, was a felony, The Information reported Friday.
Information of Nazeer’s killing got here two days after a 22-year-old Islamabad scholar, Usama Nadeem, was shot useless by the Anti-Terrorist Squad personnel.
Nazeer was a scholar of BCom and used to work in Saddar.
In accordance with the proof collected thus far, Nazeer doesn’t seem like responsible, Karachi Further IG Ghulam Nabi Memon mentioned in a media discuss on Thursday.
Investigators have ready an inquiry report saying Nazeer had no earlier felony file and was not killed throughout an change of fireside with the police.
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“The CCTV footage and other circumstantial evidence suggests that he was hit by a bullet while he was passing from the crime scene and policemen wrongly killed him,” Nabi mentioned.
Sultan Nazeer laid to relaxation in Hunza
Nazeer was laid to relaxation in Hunza on Wednesday. The burial was in Nazeer’s hometown of Khanabad in Hunza.
However the policemen accused of murdering Nazeer are nonetheless at giant, the police knowledgeable the executive choose of an anti-terrorism courtroom in Karachi the identical day Nazeer was buried.
The investigation officer of the case submitted a report earlier than the choose that the 2 police constables, Shabbir Ahmed and Jahangir Khan, had been on the run. He advised the courtroom that efforts had been underway to nab the absconding suspects.
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A case was registered towards the 2 Karachi policemen on Monday.
The FIR towards the Karachi cops was registered underneath Part 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code and Part 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act on the Website A Part police station, the place they’re deployed.
It was registered on the request of Saleemullah, the cousin of the sufferer, Nazeer.
No information from the police since FIR registered: household
The sufferer’s household is apprehensive over the tempo of the investigation.
Talking to The Information, Saleemullah, a cousin of Nazeer, mentioned the police had not contacted him because the lodging of the FIR and his household was not glad with the probe.
“He [Nazir] was a scout and has been buried in his homeland with full honour,” he mentioned, expressing disgust over the preliminary declare made by police that the sufferer was a robber who bought killed in an change of fireside with police personnel within the SITE space. “Would a robber hire Bykea to mug people?” he questioned.
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He mentioned Nazir had come to Karachi from Hunza a few years in the past and had began a small clothes store within the Saddar space with the assistance of his brother.
“The whole Gilgit-Baltistan is in anger over what Sindh police have done,” he mentioned, referring to the movies and photos of Nazir’s funeral being shared on social media. “He was a boy scout, a responsible person and a social activist. Labelling him a robber is an insult to his services to society.”
What occurred within the pretend encounter?
On January 3, Nazeer had gone to Metroville in SITE from his residence in Backyard to mourn the demise of a relative, Nazeer’s cousin mentioned within the FIR.
Saleemullah mentioned Nazeer booked a ride-hailing bike service to get again residence at 9:41pm.
When Saleemullah came upon Monday morning that his cousin didn’t return residence, he traced the variety of the rider who had picked his cousin up. The rider, Saleemullah mentioned, advised him that some policemen had shot useless Nazeer.
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The rider advised me that the policemen opened fireplace on them once they reached Habib Financial institution Chowk within the SITE space, Saleemullah mentioned within the FIR.
“I managed to avoid wasting my life and escaped. Then I reached the identical space within the morning the place a petroleum station worker advised me that the police had killed a robber final night time,” Saleemullah quoted the rider as saying.
Saleemullah mentioned his cousin shouldn’t be a felony and the policemen had killed him in a pretend encounter.