SSP Anwar suspended over Naqeeb’s murder
Karachi, January 20, 2018 (PPI-OT):An enquiry was entrusted to a committee comprising of ADDL IGP CTD Dr. Sana Ullah Abbasi (Chairmen), DIGP East Zone Sultan Ali Khuwaja and DIGP South Zone Azad Khan, to ascertain the facts related to the reported encounter in the jurisdiction of PS Shah Latif Town, District Malir resulting in death of one Naseem Ullah @ Naqeeb Mehsood.
The committee has submitted its initial enquiry report today. The committee is of unanimous opinion that in order to ensure fair and transparent enquiry of the incident and investigation of the case, SSP Malir Rao Anwar and SP Investigation-II East Malik Altaf Sarwar may be transferred and placed under suspension. The committee further recommended that SSP Malir Rao Anwar and the Police Party in the Reported encounter may be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL).
On such recommendations of the committee, following actions have been taken by the office of Inspector General of Police, Sindh.
i. SSP Malir Rao Anwar and SP Investigation-II Malik Altaf Sarwar have been transferred from their respective places of posting and directed to report to Central Police Office (CPO).
ii. Letter has been written to the Chief Secretary, Government of Sindh with a request to place both above-named officers under suspension as recommended by the committee.
iii. A letter has been written to Ministry of Interior, Government of Pakistan for placement of the names of SSP Rao Anwar and the police party on Exit Control List (ECL) immediately as recommended by the committee.
iv. Additional IGP Karachi has been directed to take necessary action against the police party in accordance with rules in the light of recommendation of the committee.
v. Additional IGP Karachi has been directed to ensure that the incumbent SSP Malir and SP Investigation-II East shall finalize the investigation of the case strictly on merits in a professional manner.
Enquiry is under progress and the enquiry committee has been directed to complete the enquiry after examining heirs of the deceased and the police party and submit its conclusive finding within (05) days.
For more information, contact:
Inspector General of Police, Sindh