Police official involved in Naqeebullah Mehsud extrajudicial murder presented before ATC

The former police official has been sent on seven-day physical remand


Kashif Hashmi April 13, 2018
Former Malir SSP Rao Anwar and Naqeebullah Mehsud. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: A police official involved in the alleged encounter of Naqeebullah Mehsud was presented before the anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday.

The official, Shakeel has served in the encounter team of suspended Malir SSP Rao Anwar. The ATC handed Shakeel to the police on a seven-day physical remand.

Anwar was flown to Karachi on March 21 after his arrest from the Supreme Court in Islamabad.

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The former SSP Malir and his 10 arrested and 14 absconding subordinates were booked for allegedly abducting Naqeebullah Mehsud on January 7 and killing him along with three others on January 13 after non-payment of ransom.

The suspended SSP and his team had also framed Naqeeb and three other deceased – Mohammad Sabir, Nazar Jan and Mohammad Ishaq – in explosives and illicit weapons cases.

 

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