Gilani’s son charged with murder

Published: October 9, 2014
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Tahir Malik. PHOTO: RIP TAHIR MALIK FACEBOOK PAGE

Tahir Malik. PHOTO: RIP TAHIR MALIK FACEBOOK PAGE

LAHORE: 

A case has been registered against Syed Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, and his guards after they allegedly killed a student on Wednesday night.

The case was registered in Defence Police Station on the intervention of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif after the relatives and residents of the area staged a protest outside the residence of Yousaf Raza Gilani in Lahore.

The victim, Tahir Malik, and his brother Waheed, were going to a relative’s house on their bike to distribute sacrificial meat, when they came across Qadir Gilani’s motorcade near Bedian Road.

Waheed told the police that the guards shouted at and abused them, forcing them to stay away from the motorcade. However, they again came across the motorcade near the DHA’s E-Block where the guards again started shouting at them, he added.

Tahir had a heated exchange of words with the guards and tried to cross the motorcade when the guards opened fire at them, killing Tahir on the spot while his brother Waheed also got injured.

Police said that no weapon was found from the deceased while Abdul Qadir Gilani told police that he had been receiving threats from unknown person for the past several days. However, the SHO Defense A, where the FIR was lodged, told The Express Tribune that no application has been filed by the Gilani family about any threat.

Officials further informed that Gilani family has handed over the guard – Muhammad Khan, 35 – to the police, who have been shifted him to an unknown location for interrogation. Weapon used in the crime, a 222 rifle, has also been handed over to the police.

DIG Operations, Dr Haider Ashraf told The Express Tribune that SP CIA Umer Virk has been assigned the task to locate former prime minister’s son, by tracking his mobile phone.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 9th, 2014.

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  • Moniba
    Oct 9, 2014 - 7:04AM

    May Allah bless his soul. My question is if there had been no outcry, would anyone have taken any action?? And more importantly why was the case registered only on Sharif’s intervention? It’s clear that there would’ve been no case otherwise. Whether this family gets justice or not is another matter. The other family, of course, handed over the guard who was just a pawn acting at someone’s orders What about the master? Murdering any innocent human being is murder of the whole humanity. May Allah protect us from these people who call themselves public servants.

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  • sehr siddiqui
    Oct 9, 2014 - 7:20AM

    This is a fit case against VIP culture.Lets see speak out. NObody, as all of them including those in power and those not in power are themselves the promoters of VIP culture.

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  • String theory.
    Oct 9, 2014 - 7:24AM

    Shameful VIP protocol culture of our political elite families … WOrds fail me today.. I request to all PTI people please start sit in for this murder until justice not done.

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  • Haseeb
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:00AM

    The only reason even FIR has been registered is because of the protest by the people in Defence. Kudos to them.

    And Kudos to Imran Khan for awakening people.

    Go Nizam Go!Recommend

  • a&a
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:06AM

    Go VIP culture Go…….Recommend

  • Saleem
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:06AM

    Damn VIPs. Life of an ordinary man, who made these VIPs what they are, is really not important.

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  • KR
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:15AM

    God bless everyone, my sincere condolences for the family but seriously dought if anything will ever happen to Abdul Qadir (like father like son) justice for the poor folks in Pakistan when did that has ever happened ????

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  • Mirza
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:18AM

    This is sad but it is a criminal case and should be decided in the court of law. Let all the facts come out before any opinion can be formed. However, judging should be left to the judges not common people.

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  • ali
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:20AM

    nothing will happen. all charges will be dropped. the elite class in pak are untouchable.

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  • Maheen
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:28AM

    Ssssh. Silence! lest our criticism weaken the federation or undermine democracy.

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  • ali
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:38AM

    We have to make an example out of this case now, specially after the whole nation has risen on Imran Khan’s call to fight VIP culture..Civil Society should help the family hire the best lawyer and social media should support this fight against the corrupt elite vip culture..lets see if this can be the pivotal case in the history of Pakistan..Insha Allah!

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  • Oct 9, 2014 - 8:47AM

    Another victim of VIP culture. Look at that man kaira from zardari party bullying the achor person of one of the tv Channels that his life as threatened. Whose life?? The life of the son of gillani. Yes his life mst be threatened after the amount of funds embezzled by his notorious father. While he was the Prime Thief of the country. This is not VIP culture but gonda gardi. I request the DHA authorities to kick out all the unauthorized persons from DHA, Especially the so called pain in the neck type politicians.

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  • Muhammad Rizwan Ali
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:47AM

    If Reza Yousuf Gilani, try to protect his son, his name should also to be included in FIR,
    they thing they are still King, their days now coming to over, people are wake up

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  • Oct 9, 2014 - 8:56AM

    Inna Lillahe Wa Inna Ilaihe Rajeoon. Ameen
    This is exactly what the citizens get from the VVIP culture. The case will drag on, Abdul Qadir will be released, and the guard will get the maximum sentence. This is why the elite are all hammer and tongs against change. Salams
    To quote, “Change is inevitable, do not resist it.” (BPC)

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  • Imran Ahmed
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:14AM

    What possible justification can there be for Abdul Qadir to travel in a motorcade?

    All these motorcade Vipers need to be humiliated by the public. Now watch are “justice” system which is geared to protect the strong from the weak let another viper slither to safety.

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  • Asad
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:18AM

    Lets see if tabdeely is here or not, VIP movement to be abolished, and the REAL vip culprits on above case oughta be trialed and punished accordingly.

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  • Fahim
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:23AM

    Why Gillani’s son charged? it should be the guard who must be charged with murder. Security is a problem in Pakistan, we must realize

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  • jock
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:29AM

    Being a sufferer – read resident – of a GOR neighbourhood, I can say for a fact that these escorting hounds are 10-fold more arrogant, rude and impatient than their VIP masters.

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  • Titliest
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:38AM

    VIP culture at work!Recommend

  • Gp65
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:41AM

    So what does Bilawal have to say about this? Before he manages to snatch Kashmir through his tweets, can he do something about the out of control wadera leaders of his party?

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  • TN
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:48AM

    VIP culture has to be stopped. There is no room for it in Islam and in civilized societies.
    It seems these VIPs own this country!
    Strict and speedy justice required to give harsh punishments.
    Our tax money to kill innocent citizens???

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  • Oct 9, 2014 - 9:48AM

    Justice should be served! Such motorcades and carrying of weapons should be banned!

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  • insider
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:52AM

    have we forgotten shahrukh-shahzeb episode. this will end like that too. gilani will blackmail the family to take deyat-blood money and this will be over.

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  • Oct 9, 2014 - 9:57AM

    Democracy will be derailed, please don’t lodge any case against VIP’s !!

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  • naeem sadiq
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:58AM

    Be an equal citizen – and not a
    Vulture in Pakistan
    Join the citizens’ peaceful protest against VIPsation
    on Saturday the 11th October 2014
    At 1630 Hrs. sharp (for one hour only),
    At Teen Talwar, Clifton, Karachi

    Organise similar anti VIP protests in your own cities.

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  • Abdullah Dayo
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:01AM

    This is really a tragic incident for all the nation. If I am not wrong, Ali Mosa Gillani (the other son of Yousaf Raza Gillani) is still missing and is in the clutches of Taliban. When state does not provide the secutiry to its citizens then they arrange guards on their own. Then every common person is assumed as the suspect who might kill or kidnap people like Qadir Gillani.

    The other thing is our egoistic behaviors and the hate injected by some political immatures among the masses which has also become the cause of this tragedy. We are not living in any utopian society where VIP culture will be dimnished over the nights. This culture has to go anyways but lets end it through evolutionary process.

    When Tahir was asked to be aside then why he had the exchange of harsh words with the guards? Why he did not bring the patience in him? Why he got outbrusted?

    This reminds me the case of Sarfaraz who was shot by the rangers in Karachi but this time the case is totally change. This has provided the fuel to the political opponents of PPP who now have to face critcism. All those people who are now cursing Qadir and the Guard, they must also improve their courage to condemn the killing of Salman Taseer who was shot by his own guard.

    May God give solace to the breaved family and lets not play with his death for the political scoring.

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  • Oct 9, 2014 - 10:06AM

    @Muhammad Rizwan Ali: King? What king? He is worst than a chamaar, a sweeper has more dignity and honor than these bunch of thieves. They all are characterless SOBs now known as politicians. They are leeches and the nation should now wake up and crush them under their spied shoes.

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  • Troubled
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:15AM

    I just want to make clear that I think this man is a buffoon, however, everyone needs to keep in mind that their family was attacked and a brother was kidnapped. His guards are their for a reason, and they responded with what they perceived to be a threat. The motorcycle should have thought about that! I know this is not a popular opinion, but we currently are at war.

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  • Shayan
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:22AM

    Go Nawaz Go. This tragedy will only reinforce Imran’s stance and natikn’s reave against brutality!

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  • Usman Aziz
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:28AM

    if all those who r against this system of corruption still believe that this judiciary+Police would provide justice to victims then v r in state of denial. stand up against it or ready to be the next victim………….

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  • T Baig
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:31AM

    Economic disparity fosters VIPism, create margin for corruption and let the elite evade justice… Everything is knitted closely together and one doesn’t solve the other. Guess Naya Pakistan will take longer than 90 days to be created. Wish the demagogues and their followers camping in front of the parliament making tall claims understand that!

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  • SAM
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:36AM

    The deceased crossed the motorcade twice and was told by guards not to come too near.

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  • Shd
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:37AM

    Although, I condemn this barbaric act. But, I have apprehension that the victims family will accept the blood money worth millions and pardon the assailants. We have seen this happening countless times. The courts do the justice by ordering death sentence to the culprits but our consciences are so cheap that they can be bought through rupees.

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  • Makhdoom Khan
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:38AM

    The culprits will be released by our judiciary saying no solid proof as gullu butt is released saying no proof.

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  • Kashmiri
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:58AM

    @Gp65:
    You guys take him seriously? He’s a non entity & is here for our amusement lol but as far as Kashmir is concerned, that is an issue for India or else why would it deny entry of UN & international observers? One day or another Kashmiris will live in freedom, history has taught us that oppression cannot last forever :) p.s Indian trolls need to stick to the topic, you guys make a fool out of yourself by poking indo-pak issue in every article of Pakistani news websites, GROW up.

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  • What about Choto Mian?
    Oct 9, 2014 - 10:59AM

    If only you were this swift is handing down the same punishment to the people who ruthlessly murdered civilians … Oh wait that was you and your cronies! These people just know to play revengeful politics. Wasn’t this the reason why the Sharif family came into politics in the 80s’?

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  • Malik
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:01AM

    Why was the case not registered against Abdul Qadir Gillani, in whose presence and consent the guard fired and murdered this innocent young man. If an FIR can be lodged against PM, CM, Ministers for murder of 14 people in Model Town, why not against this corrupt to the core son of a corrupt former PM, who did not hesitate to fleece even Hajj/Umra pilgrims. Where are Bilawal, Shaukat Basra and former Gov Khosa now and why are they silent on this barbarity. Time to bring to justice these men who consider common citizens Dalits.

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  • Kashmiri
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:01AM

    I guess supreme court has gone into a long term hibernation, total silence on corruption & human rights violations. May Allah bless the soul of Tahir & give justice to his family.

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  • Libra
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:02AM

    This again proves high handedness and criminal mentality of politicians and their clan. As usual this case shall also be hushed up or maximum the guard (Qurbani ka Bakra) shall be convicted. This nation is still waiting conclusion of Shahzeb, Hamza, and Lashari murder cases. Now, this is new addition. The poor and helpless nation of Pakistan shall keep counting the list.

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  • salim
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:07AM

    Down with VIP culture! Clifton and Defence Societies in Karachi are infested with these so called VIP’s who are on the roads with their goons harassing the general public.Recommend

  • salim
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:12AM

    Down with VIP culture! DHA and Clifton in Karachi are infested with these so called VIP’s driving around with goons harassing the general public.

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  • Fatima
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:13AM

    Shame on all VIP’S and the government for protecting them. First of all the is an EX PM’s son not ever a part of the government he didn’t deserve security on public expenses.

    Where are all the PPP and PML-N supporters on ET now ???? Certainly they are very active when it comes to criticizing PTI and IK on dharna related articles.

    Thank you PTI for waking the people up.

    These VIPs do not even let ambulances, such low is their level of morality.

    Go Nawaz Go
    Go VIP Culture Go

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  • Saad
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:16AM

    Extremely Sad incident yet depicting a sorry state for our VIPs. On intervention of shahbaz sharif is nothing new because of political nature of our law and order apparatus. Question is that why he was provided guards as just a son of a former PM ???? As he said that he was receiving threats (claim denied by Police as no complaint has been registered) , what is this all about ??? pathetic state of affairs. Its not about any any party but about justice.

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  • Karachi Wala
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:28AM

    Now its time to do ‘TIT FOR TAT THEN AND THERE’ by people themselves.

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  • paranoid_polaroid
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:28AM

    i think everyone who crosses motorcades of Very Important Persons should be taught a lesson. a very harsh lesson so people like them do not make similar mistakes ever in their lives.

    Very Important Persons should set such examples and lead by them! it is very important for freedom and democracy as it is due process set by the mandate of the people.
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    why he confront the Very Important Persons’ motorcade? he was asked not to do so twice. i will have to say this as no one seems to notice it – it was his own mistake. why are people blaming our great leader’s son for something he did not do? it was the guard who shot, not Syed sb.
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    thanks to Mr. Shahbaz Sharif, the culprits will be brought to justice as all are equal in democracy. now if only Mr. Sharif had been as efficient in registering the FIRs related to the Model Town incident. but no matter, that is a separate incident altogether and was a direct threat to the law and order related to state and democracy. besides, it had many effects on the economic situations of Pakistan. this event however, has no such ramifications.
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    let us all pray that the culprits walk free, without any remorse or sense of atonement. long live democracy.

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  • Gp65
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:41AM

    @Kashmiri:
    UNMOGIP is in India since 1965. India has not denied them entry. However since 1972 when Shimla agreement was signed which explicitly states that resolution needs o. Be biateral, India has not used this group. What has happened is Modi asked this group o vacate the rent free premises it was occupying. They are more than welcome to pay rent and do whatever they want.

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  • Np
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:44AM

    @Saad:

    His brother has been kidnapped for more than 1.5 years , so why is it difficlt o believe he was receiving threats?

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  • Viking Star
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:44AM

    Police need not to locate the main culprit (Abdul Qadir Gilani). Simply ask Yousuf Raza Gilani to hand over his son to police.
    We all should make sure its not just another Sharukh Jatoi case (Karachi). And who the heck is AQ Gilani to travel with such a motorcade?

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  • Fawad Shah
    Oct 9, 2014 - 11:46AM

    I have faced similar situations where guards of a VIP started abusing me for no reason while driving on the road. I felt like cursing them in reply but I knew there is no rule of law and I might get killed and no one will be punished. I think we have had enough. Feel sorry for the departed soul for challenging the VIP’s. I hope he gets justice.

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  • ZN
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:02PM

    Damn with VIP culture. And how do they become very important. My foot. They are vultures in Pakistan. Get rid of them ASAP. Enough is enough. No more of this should be tolerate. These so called VIPs should be treated like ordinary people. What is their worth in terms of humanity. ZERO. No to status quo.

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  • Ali
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:26PM

    Guys, we need to look at the other side of the coin too. Let us ask those who got robbed at gun point by motor cyclists or the likes; its not easy to digest but once been through such experience, you are forced to see all bike riders with fear and suspicion. For this particular case, we have to keep in mind that his brother was kidnapped from in the middle of a gathering and to date is not recovered and the family has received multiple threats – the guards are there for reason. The motor cyclists in this case clearly ignored the requests made to them – perhaps at the behest of Imran Khan – who is directly or indirectly inciting the masses. I know we all detest the vip culture and the absolute power exercised by the ruling class but we have to understand also that these vips are under constant threat from the Taliban and the likes. The motor cyclicsts should have exercised caution and avoid unnecessary pangay bazi and the gaurds on the otherhand must have fired warning shots or avoid a fatal shot at least.

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  • Uzair
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:28PM

    I feel sorry for the victim, and these high-handed motorcades are indeed barbaric and against the rights of other citizens. That said, the Gilani family has one son kidnapped for over a year, and they had to take precautions. A couple of youngsters chasing them on motorcycles are bound to make nervous guards even more nervous. A sensibly person would not provoke a motorcade which includes armed guards.

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  • CommonMan
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:34PM

    I’m reminded of the VIP culture of India reading this sad report – sometime ago the sitting mayor of Mumbai refused to remove red beacon light from her official motorcade (she was legally allowed only orange beacon) and was summoned by court for this breach.

    There are extreme abuses of VIP privilege in India too, especially in lawless parts of north and east. But they seem to be at least trying to improve their situation while things are getting from bad to worse here.

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  • Saady
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:38PM

    Before this story snowballs and everyone has a say of their own, let me confirm today that all charges will be dropped against Gillani’s son and he will escape the country in the next few days. Also he will return back in a few years and will be the next MNA/minister from the PPP in his home town halqa. As for the victim’s family, they will settle for a fidya and might eventually leave the country to settle abroad very soon.

    ====> CASE CLOSED

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  • Raghu
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:42PM

    @Gp65:
    Please stay on the topic or leave.

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  • saad saeed
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:44PM

    Shame on PPP.

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  • Czar of Subcontinent
    Oct 9, 2014 - 12:57PM

    Rise and Rise again, until lambs become Lions.
    Kudos to Imran Khan, Kudos to people who were protesting there last night around 1 am.

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  • Rees
    Oct 9, 2014 - 1:04PM

    Next time you or your family think you are getting kidnapped don’t use guns clap while wearing bangles.

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  • IGK
    Oct 9, 2014 - 1:14PM

    Guys this is what a leader like Imran Khan can do even if he does not become Prime Minister

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  • chaudhry
    Oct 9, 2014 - 1:25PM
  • Am
    Oct 9, 2014 - 1:28PM

    Very Very Sad indeed!
    This VIP culture needs to go……

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  • Moiz Omar
    Oct 9, 2014 - 1:39PM

    Give him the death penalty.Recommend

  • Muhammad Rizwan Ali
    Oct 9, 2014 - 2:16PM

    @Hornet:
    Yes, you are right, he like that, now people wake up,no more VIP culture will be accepted,
    we should come behind IK, and give him suuport

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  • lala
    Oct 9, 2014 - 2:21PM

    motorcade in Pakistan ai also called Shahi Sawari ..

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  • imran ali
    Oct 9, 2014 - 2:26PM

    he should be hanged …Vulture culture

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  • Shame on Gilnani Family.
    Oct 9, 2014 - 2:34PM

    IF Justice is not revealed for common people then Justice will be snatched or established by dharnas and protest.RIP Tahir Malk. really sad news. shame on Gilani’s Family.

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  • freed
    Oct 9, 2014 - 2:49PM

    Sad but expected, both in crime and punishment. Victim RIP, while the culprit becomes next party leader.

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  • imranali
    Oct 9, 2014 - 3:18PM

    Heart breaking news. What a nightmare for mother and father!!! Why society is accepting these kind of deaths?

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  • AJamal
    Oct 9, 2014 - 3:25PM

    FIR registered on the instructions of the Chief Minister. Another example of his “good governance”. Shame on this system wherein a murder FIR requies media pressure.

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  • Mohsin
    Oct 9, 2014 - 4:04PM

    @SAM:

    It’s a public road, genius. Nobody’s guards have any right to tell any member of the public to not be on any part of the road.

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  • Libra
    Oct 9, 2014 - 4:11PM

    Looking into as what is happening with common people of Pakistan, people must punish in equal coin to these ‘VIPs’ then and there. This is the only way left for common people.

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  • The Grandchild of a Pakistani
    Oct 9, 2014 - 4:11PM

    To,
    The Law enforcing authority,
    Pakistan.

    Subject: Allow the Kidnapping

    Dear Sir/ Madam,
    It is humbly requested that you may please allow the kidnappers to kidnap all the kids of the politicians and keep them with themselves for ever so that they may not kill innocents on the streets, humiliate them daily and rule them one after other.
    I hope that you will consider the importance and associated benefits to the common men and women on the streets and allow the request to proceed accordingly.

    Thank You,

    A Street Person,
    Waiting to be killed by the VIP Waderas.

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  • Asad Shairani
    Oct 9, 2014 - 4:14PM

    Its totally the kid’s fault. Poor/common people have no right to question or even live in this great land.

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  • Iqbal Hadi Zaidi
    Oct 9, 2014 - 4:21PM

    Do we know the definition of VIP? Who is true VIP in Kuwait or Pakistan is to be understood. Please allow me to be blunt, if not annoying, to give two examples of Kuwaiti VIPs as against our VIPs so that it is quite crystal clear as to who is a VIP in the truest sense. Last Amir of Kuwait H.H. Sheikh Saad Abdullah Al Sabah upon his death has been named as Father Amir while his predecessor H.H. Sheikh Jabar Al Ahmad Al Sabah when dies his nation named him as Amir ul Qaloob (Amir of Hearts) whereas in my beloved Pakistan our VIPs met death (Zulfiqar Bhutto + Benazir Bhutto) and jail (Zardari + Nawaz Sharif). Interestingly quoting World Bank figures based on actual data for the period 2011-2013 it is noted that Kuwait per capita income is US$85,660 while Pakistan per capita income for the same period under the reference is as low as US $4,699 meaning by that here much richer Kuwaiti VIP does not boast at all of being VIP whereas my Pakistani VIP commands and thrusts his VIP entity on his compatriots and if someone ignores our VIP then he or she ensures that the defaulter be rightly punished on this account (Senator Malik Rehman not only got his flight delayed but also ensured that the employee be terminated from PIA employment). Believe you me here the traffic continues on the right side of the road while Amir is being driven on the left side of the road where the traffic will be halted for about 30 minutes at maximum and none will even raise his or her eye brows what to talk of grumbling as to why the traffic is halted but in Pakistan not only the main road through where our VIP will pass but also the side and approach roads are closed for hours and hours. I myself have faced such situations meaning by I am not telling any airy fairy story as one may think about rather I am stating nothing but hard facts. GO NAWAZ GO or for that matter GO AYUB GO is very often and commonly shouted in land of pure named Pakistan but on the other hand none on the face of earth can quote that even once GO was shouted alike in Kuwait since time immemorial itself proves who is a VIP and who is not a VIP. It is very shameful that an innocent young boy is gunned down by son (not VIP) on PM Yousuf Gillani on a very petty issue. Credit goes to Imran for educating people to fight for their rights and thus they pressurized to get FIR registered against Yousuf son otherwise it had not been registered in any case. I wish the departed soul rest in peace, aameen. Iqbal Hadi Zaidi / Former Diplomat / Kuwait / zaidiformerdiplomat@hotmail.com

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  • Oct 9, 2014 - 4:35PM

    I humbly request the express tribune administration that the whole nation is highly agitated and annoyed so please stop unneccsery censoring of the comments. Let the people speak.

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  • Imran
    Oct 9, 2014 - 4:49PM

    Any news on Shahrukh Jatioe? Must be enjoying A class in prison

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  • yes
    Oct 9, 2014 - 5:43PM

    Yes happened to me as well, abused by Gilani’s guards, near his house in DHA Lahore. No reason, we were just minding our own business. I thought the guard/police was saying something to us, maybe it was important? Then my colleague told me no no they were just abusing for no reason, just like that.

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  • Oct 9, 2014 - 6:13PM

    ET dont remove this news so soon from your front page!

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  • Zaki
    Oct 9, 2014 - 7:34PM

    Only Allah will do justice. This system does not know what Justiceis.

    So so sad for this guy and his family. Everyone has to die but this way! you are being killed and you don`t even know the reason – this is one of the signs of Qayamat

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  • shahid
    Oct 9, 2014 - 8:40PM

    When gods travel what right do the humans have to be on the road or near these so called gods. PPP culture is like that only, just look around their leadership, in some cases even gods are afraid to stand up in front of these political vultures. They feast and thrive on dead bodies of others. Punishment is due and will come for sure.

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  • Muhammad Sajjad
    Oct 9, 2014 - 9:55PM

    Would we ordinary citizen’s will b able to see Jr Gillani gets punishment and the punishment seen by all Pakistanis. Not like the Murder of Karachis boy whoes killers are moving in open world despite the death sentence punishment.
    Until and unless these Feudals r not wipe out from our country very difficult for common citizens

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  • A.K.
    Oct 10, 2014 - 12:01AM

    Alas another innocent precious life sacrificed his life in the name of VIP culture. Pakistan is already facing many challenges and this so called VIP culture is a menace.

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  • freed
    Oct 10, 2014 - 3:40AM

    What idiotic statement that this crimnal’s brother was abducted, How does one know it was his car? Is it everyone’s job to know which car is driven by whom and on which day all over the country? When is legal to shoot someone if you perceive them as threat? Can the common man return the favor, if he sees vip protocol as threat to him?

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  • nikkie
    Oct 10, 2014 - 10:28AM

    no deal this time . naya pakistan justice should be done at any cost

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  • Ernesto
    Oct 10, 2014 - 12:04PM

    IK and his anarchist attitude is to be blamed for the young boy’s death……he provokes people and unfortunately even this boy’s death will be used by IK for further point scoring!!

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  • Iqbal Hadi Zaidi
    Oct 10, 2014 - 12:47PM

    We should not be happy by seeing registration of FIR, inclusion of PPC 302 or even Anti Terrorism Act etc rather what matters is that will the killer be killed in Islamic Republic of Pakistan when Islam says tooth 4 tooth. We have very long history of people who killed others but were never killed for many manipulated and twisted reasons. Iqbal Hadi Zaidi

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  • Khalid
    Oct 10, 2014 - 12:58PM

    Even if the verdict of guilty is given by the courts, khoon bha remains and a large amount of money will be offerd, who can blame the family if they accept it and the so called VIPS will go Scott free to live and kill again. It has happend before all allowed by the law and sharia.

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  • ElitistBum
    Oct 10, 2014 - 1:23PM

    Nothing will happen. This man will walk free soon enough and will go to his rural home for a few months and the relevant authorities paid their weight in gold to forget. Pakistan Zindabad.

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  • Noor
    Oct 10, 2014 - 1:55PM

    @Fahim:
    Non-sense.

    R u representing the Gilani’s son’s?

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  • MJ
    Oct 10, 2014 - 7:17PM

    Lodging an FIR against the son of a politician is an open act of aggression and direct attack on democracy. This will not be tolerated.

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  • jz
    Oct 11, 2014 - 8:34AM

    Gillani must b taken to task n the least v shud do is start d up together for this barbaric atrocity. Imagine wt wud b the family of the deceased going thru. The culprit doesn’t think of a normal man as a human thus treat them as animals. He must b publically prosecuted to set a strong example n lesson for all VIPs who think might is right n they can get away with any and everything. Enough is enough

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  • Naeem
    Oct 12, 2014 - 10:36AM

    @ali:
    Hmm just like all charges have always been dropped against goons and thugs who kill because of religious believes. Pakistan is a nation with its head buried in sand dunes.

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  • Haider Bilgrami
    Oct 13, 2014 - 2:55PM

    I read most of the comments and am glad that by and large the incident has been condemned. Mr Dayo came to support the murderers, saying one of the brothers had been kidnapped, well Mr Dayo the same Mr Ali Haider took 50 crores from a group of people to get their work done and when he couldnt deliver he was kidnapped and a sum of Rs. five Arab was demanded. So lets keep the facts ahead of us before hiding their shameful actions. And sir what would your reaction be if the murdered person was your brother or son ? please be honest this time.
    Its people like these who are exploited and mentally subjected to slavery that they dont see anything beyond their loyalties even towards the most corrupt and lethal human beings. They are mental retards. Jab jab Banda parasti urooj par hoti hay , Allah Parasti dam tor dayti hay.Think about it, you are definately to answer your Creator, and never ever get a chance to even meet your idol heros. Think about it.

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  • ZOya
    Oct 13, 2014 - 7:10PM

    very sad news….. may his soul rest and peace.Recommend

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