Malik orders probe into Amir Shah's murder

Joint investigation team headed by DIG police Sindh to submit report to Interior Ministry.


Express July 17, 2011

Interior Minister Rehman Malik ordered a joint investigation commission to be formed to probe the murder of president of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) PIA employee union Amir Shah on Sunday, Express 24/7 reported.

According to the notification issued by the Interior Ministry, the committee headed by DIG police Sindh has to submit findings within three days, however, it also said that the deadline could be extended if needed.

Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) officials were also directed to work with the investigation team.

Shah, who worked as former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s security guard in 2007, was killed in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi when unknown assailants opened fire on his car on Saturday evening.

PIA employees protested against the murder on Sunday and abandoned Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad airports, which resulted in the delay of several local and international flights.

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COMMENTS (1)

Sam | 9 years ago | Reply

Mr Malik.. by now wev all lost count of the number of failed investigations, committes set up for unachieved tasks and incidents for which u have apologized on other peoples behalf....

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