Guard was behind attack on Chaudhry Aslam: probe sources
KARACHI: The probe into the killing of slain Karachi police officer Chaudhry Aslam has made an stunning disclosure that his most trusted personal guard was involved in attack on the police officer’s house in Karachi’s DHA, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
The suspects recently arrested from Karachi’s Mehran Town on Monday revealed that SP Aslam’s security guard Muhammad Kamran had been affiliated with a banned sectarian outfit before joining the police force.
The guard was in contact with the banned group through another militant Imran Mota, investigation sources said.
Guard Kamran was killed in a bomb attack in January 2014, which also claimed the life of Chaudhry Aslam, sources said.
Kamran was most trusted guard of Chaudhry Aslam who also perform security duty at the residence of Karachi’s famous policeman.
Chaudhry Aslam was recruited in police in 1984 as an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) and served as the Station House Officer (SHO) at various police stations of the city. He remained the SHO Kalakot, Lyari in 1991, while in 1994 he was the SHO of Gulbahar Police Station.
He had a central role in the law enforcement operations in 1992 and 1996 in Karachi. He was promoted to the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) in 1999.
Chaudhry Aslam again promoted and made the Superintendent of Police (SP) in 2005 when he arrested the underworld don Shoaib Khan.
The slain officer was also appointed as the head of Lyari Task Force as he gained enough reputation for his stern action against the gangsters there.
He often came across with the then don of Lyari, Rehman Dacoit.
Muhammad Aslam Khan became the head of the Investigation Wing of the CID in 2011 and foiled several plots of terrorism in Karachi and led numerous ambushes on them.