Gulshan SP Tahir Noorani ordered to leave post for threatening paralyzed girl’s family
KARACHI: Additional Inspector General (AIG) Karachi Police, Dr. Amir Sheikh, has suspended Superintendent Police (SP) Gulshan Tahir Noorani, who was found threatening father of Nishwa, the nine-year-old girl who suffered due to the negligence of Darul Sehat Hospital’s administration, ARY News reported.
The AIG Karachi ordered the authorities to complete the case inquiry within 48 hours.
SP Tahir Noorani was seen in a video footage threatening family to withdraw the case against the hospital administration and telling them ‘the hospital wouldn’t suffer, instead you will bear the brunt of problems…”
SP Gulshan Tahir Noorani also threatened the girl’s father, Qaiser Ali, with severe consequences over raising voice against criminal negligence of the hospital administration which paralysed a minor girl due to the administration of wrong injection.
A video, which was acquired by ARY News, showed that Noorani was interacting with Qaiser Ali in presence of other people reportedly inside the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital.
Meanwhile, adviser to chief minister Sindh on information, Murtaza Wahab, has also taken notice of the family being threatened by the police. Speaking to ARY News, he said to have directed the police to probe a thorough investigation into the matter.
We will make sure the justice is meted out: Murtaza Wahab
Wahab said he had asked the police that the case be properly investigated. ‘I have also spoken to commissioner Karachi and asked him that no mistreatment be given to the grieved family.’
He said he would also speak to the deputy inspector of general (DIG) to process the case.
This is the responsibility of the state and we will provide security to the family
On April 14, a nine-month-old girl had paralysed allegedly after being administered ‘wrong injection’ by ‘untrained nursing staff’ at Darul Sehat Hospital situated in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area.