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‘Only praised Rao Anwar’s valor during anti-MQM operation’: Zardari clears the air on ‘brave kid’ comment

KARACHI: A day after describing absconding cop Rao Anwar as a "brave kid", Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari said that his comment was taken out of context as he only praised the former Malir SSP for his valor during the anti-MQM operation, ARY News reported. "I only praised his valor for actively taking part in the anti-MQM operation and being the sole survivor as rest of 53 cops were killed," said Zardari while exclusively speaking to ARY News. The former president said that he was not…

Afridi meets Naqeeb Mehsud’s father, offers condolences

ISLAMABAD: Famous cricketer Shahid Afridi on Friday met the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud- the youth killed in a staged encounter in Karachi- and expressed grief and sorrow over the death of his son, ARY News reported. Afridi offered his condolences to Mehsud's father, and said the mere words cannot give justice to their family and instead action is required. He also called for Naqeeb's case to be proceeded fairly so that there are no more similar cases in the future. "My heartfelt condolences to Naqeebullah Mehsuds…

CJP takes notice of Naqeebullah’s killing in alleged fake shootout

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took suo motu notice of the killing of 27-year-old Naqeebullah in an alleged fake encounter. The chief justice sought a report from the Inspector General of Sindh police within seven days on the killing of Naqeebullah, also known as Naseemullah, which sparked outrage on social media. Rao Anwar appears before probe body Appearing before a departmental inquiry committee for a grilling session, SSP Malir Rao Anwar on Friday renewed his claims that 27-year-old…