- Two Karachi cops booked below anti-terrorism regulation for ‘killing student in fake encounter’
- Household says cops falsely implicated Sultan Nazeer in a theft
- Nazeer was a pupil of BCom and used to work in Saddar.
KARACHI: A case was registered Monday in opposition to two Karachi policemen for killing a younger man in a faux encounter.
Information of the incident comes two days after a 22-year-old Islamabad pupil, Usama Nadeem, was shot lifeless by the Anti-Terrorist Squad personnel.
The FIR in opposition to the Karachi cops has been registered below 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.
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It was registered on the request of Saleemullah, the cousin of the sufferer, Sultan Nazeer. The 2 policemen are constable Jahangir, who was additionally allegedly wounded within the encounter, and constable Shabbir Ahmed.
Nazeer was a pupil of BCom and used to work in Saddar.
What occurred within the faux encounter?
On January 3, Nazeer had gone to Metroville in SITE from his residence in Backyard to mourn the loss of life of a relative, Nazeer’s cousin stated within the FIR.
Saleemullah stated Nazeer booked a ride-hailing bike service to get again residence at 9:41pm.
When Saleemullah discovered 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 stated, informed him that some policemen had shot lifeless Nazeer.
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The rider informed me that the policemen opened hearth on them after they reached Habib Financial institution Chowk within the SITE space, Saleemullah stated within the FIR.
“I managed to save my life and escaped. Then I reached the same area in the morning where a petrol station employee told me that the police had killed a robber last night,” Saleemullah quoted the rider as saying.
Saleemullah said his cousin is not a criminal and the policemen had killed him in a fake encounter.
Sultan Nazeer’s family stages protest
A case was registered against the cops after Nazeer’s family protested outside the SITE A Section police station. They demanded action against the policemen.
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The household stated the cops falsely implicated Nazeer in a theft and claimed to have a seized a motorbike from his possession when the deceased didn’t know easy methods to journey a motorbike.
An inquiry committee below the Baldia Division SP is wanting into the encounter.