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Cry for Rao Anwar’s arrest reaches Quetta

Reporting by Muhammad Atif The rally against Naqeebullah Mehsud’s murder reached Quetta Sunday Political leaders, residents and the family of Naqeebullah were present at the event. Pashtun Qaumi Grand Jirga organised the rally at Sadiq Shaheed Ground. Protesters reiterated their demand to arrest former Malir SSP Rao Anwar. They condemned the delay in his arrest….

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Naqeebullah murder suspects still at large

KARACHI: Sindh Police has not been able to arrest the prime suspects of Naqeebullah murder case. Eleven suspects of the case including former SSP Malir Rao Anwar, former SHO Shah Latif Town Aman Ullah Marwat, Sheikh Muhammad Shoaib, Syed Raees Abbas Zaidi and Riaz Ahmed are still at large. The police have arrested the gunman…

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Naqeebullah’s father demands Rao Anwar be arrested

Three hearings have taken place but Rao Anwar was not presented, said Haji Khan Muhammad, the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud Also read: Court orders police to arrest Rao Anwar Naqeebullah’s father appealed to law enforcement agencies on Tuesday that former Malir SSP Rao Anwar be presented before the court. He was addressing a press conference in…

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Court orders police to arrest Rao Anwar

KARACHI: Arrest warrants have been issued against Rao Anwar and 15 other police officer in the murder case of four persons. The court has ordered police to arrest Anwar and bring him in court on March 8. This is the first time that an anti-terror court has issued arrest warrants against the police officer. The…

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‘Naqeebullah, others were murdered for not paying Rs 1 million’

KARACHI: The Naqeebullah murder case took an important turn on Thursday when a suspect allegedly involved in the fake encounter claimed that Naqeebullah and three others were murdered as they were not able to pay Rs 1 million.  These shocking revelations were made by a police officer who turned state’s witness in the high profile…

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Naqeebullah Mehsud’s father rubbishes claim of compromise with Rao Anwar

ISLAMABAD: The father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who was killed in a ‘staged’ encounter in Karachi, has ruled out any compromise with former SSP Malir Rao Anwar in the name of blood money. Rao Anwar was suspended from police services after being accused of killing the 27-year-old resident from Waziristan in a fake encounter in a…

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Naqeebullah case: Rao Anwar continues to evade Sindh police

KARACHI: Former SSP Malir Rao Anwar continues to evade Sindh police, several weeks after the Naqeebullah murder took place.  The former SSP Malir is wanted in the Naqeebullah murder case and has been declared a fugitive. Police representatives in court stated that raids were being carried out to hunt Rao Anwar but it appears that…

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Naqeeb murder: Close aide of Rao Anwar arrested

KARACHI: DSP Qamar Ahmed, a close aide of absconding Rao Anwar, the former SSP Malir, has been arrested for involvement in extrajudicial killing of Waziristan’s Naqeebullah Mehsud. According to Counterterrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh Police, Qamar Ahmed was taken into custody for recording his statement; however, he was arrested owing to contradictions in his statement. The…

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Zardari’s remarks are admission he authorised Rao Anwar to kill Mohajirs: Farooq

KARACHI: MQM-P’s Dr Farooq Sattar said on Monday that PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s remarks that Rao Anwar was a ‘brave kid’ was, in a way, his admission that he had provided the cop with the license to kill Mohajirs.  Speaking to media personnel, Dr Farooq Sattar said that Asif Zardari’s remarks in support of…

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Zardari retracts, regrets his remarks about Rao Anwar as mis-spoken

Islamabad: Former President Asif Ali Zardari has regretted the remarks he made in interview with a private channel Friday that sought to give the impression of supporting the absconding former SSP Malir Rao Anwar. Spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar said that Mr. Asif Ali Zardari has described his words as mis-spoken and regretted any offence to…

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SAMAA cartoon

Sabir Nazar offers his latest contribution for SAMAA–taking a dig at PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari’s statement in which he backed former SSP Malir Rao Anwar, calling him a ‘brave kid.’

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Zardari calls Rao Anwar a ‘brave child’

KARACHI: Co-Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)  Asif Ali Zardari has called former SSP Malir Rao Anwar as a brave child who survived the fight against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). He made the statement in his interview to a private news channel. The former Pakistani president stated that the ex-SSP was one of the police…

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Karachi police blamed for another ‘extrajudicial killing’

KARACHI: Another case of alleged extrajudicial killing has come to fore in Karachi where a youth was found murdered. His family blames police for the ‘custodial killing’. According to our correspondent, the victim was identified as Moosa, whose body was found near Superhighway with torture signs. His family members said the young man was a…

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SC orders freeze on Rao Anwar bank accounts

ISLAMABAD: A two-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Justice Saqib Nisar, on Friday cancelled protective bail of former SSP Rao Anwar. While hearing Naqibullah murder case, the court directed authorities to apprehend Rao Anwar and freeze all bank accounts associated with him. The court later adjourned the case for two weeks,…

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Webology Episode 5: Where is Rao Anwar?

In the latest Webology episode, Shahjahan Khurram and Owais Ahmed Khan discuss the whereabouts of suspended Malir SSP Rao Anwar, who remains at large. Karachi’s most feared cop dubbed as encounter specialist went into hiding after the killing of Naqeebaullah, a 23-year-old Waziristan resident, in a staged encounter. The killing sparked a national outcry, which led…

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Sindh govt to act upon Supreme Court ruling on Rao Anwar: CM Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah Friday said the ruling of Supreme Court of Pakistan in connection with former SSP Malir Rao Anwar will be complied with, hours after the apex court reversed its earlier order and issued a contempt of court notice for the police officer involved in Naqeebullah Mehsud murder in…

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Supreme Court issues contempt notice for Rao Anwar

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan issued contempt of court notice to former SSP Malir Rao Anwar in Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case as he failed to appear in today’s hearing despite the court waited for him for an hour. The hearing has been adjourned for 15 days.  Reversing previous judicial order, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice…

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Will Rao Anwar appear before Supreme Court in Naqeeb case? 

ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of Supreme Court of Pakistan is hearing the suo moto case of Naqeebullah murder today (Friday).  Opening the case proceeding, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said it is incumbent upon the police to arrest Rao Anwar, the main accused in the murder case of Naqeebullah Mehsud, a youth…

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Rao Anwar gets protective bail

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court, during the Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case hearing today (Tuesday), granted protective bail to former SSP Rao Anwar, ordering him to appear on Friday. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case of extra-judicial killing at the Islamabad registry. During today’s hearing, a representative of Rao Anwar…

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Rao Anwar writes letter to Chief Justice of Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Prime suspect in the Naqeebullah murder case, Rao Anwar, wrote a letter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan in which he claimed his innocence, it was learned on Tuesday.  This was revealed during the proceedings of the Naqeebullah murder case that were conducted at the apex court. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar,…

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Imran Khan should thank PFSA for helping catch Asma’s murderer: Sanaullah

LAHORE: Punjab’s Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Thursday said four-year-old Asma’s murderers were arrested after Punjab Forensic Science Agency released the medical report, Samaa reported. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Rana Sanaullah said, “Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan should be thankful to Punjab Forensic Science Agency because Asma’s murderers were apprehended after they released their report”….

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