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Naqeebullah Mehsud

Naqeebullah Mehsud also known as Naseemullah Naqib Maseed, or by his nickname Veer  was killed on January 13, 2018 in Karachi, Pakistan during a fake encounter staged by the senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Karachi’s Malir District, Rao Anwar  On January 3, Naqeebullah was kidnapped along with two of his friends, Hazrat Ali and Mohammed Qasim, by Rao Anwar’s men in plainclothes from Gul Sher Agha Hotel in Sohrab Goth, Karachi. On January 6, both of his friends were freed by the police, but Naqeebullah was kept in captivity, tortured, and then killed on January 13 in a fake encounter in which he was shot twice in the back. .

Alongside Naqeebullah, three other men namely Muhammad Sabir and Muhammad Ishaq from Bahawalpur and Nazar Jan Mahsud from South Waziristan were also killed by the police in the staged encounter, the latter of whom was shot from a close range. On January 17, Naqeebullah’s dead body was handed over to his relatives at the Chhipa Welfare Association morgue in Karachi. On January 18, his body was taken by his relatives to Tank, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where Islamic funeral prayer was performed for him, and on the same day, he was buried at his hometown Makin, South Waziristan. The fake encounter sparked countrywide protests against extrajudicial killings in Pakistan

Naqeebullah Mehsud was born in 1990 in the Makin Subdivision of South Waziristan. He belonged to the Abdullai Mahsud tribe of the Pashtuns. In 2009, his family was forced to flee Waziristan by the Pakistan Army during Operation Rah-e-Nijat.

After migrating to Karachi, Naqeebullah had been working as a labourer. He was passionate about modeling and was an aspiring model. He had three brothers, one of whom had settled in Dubai, UAE. Naqeebullah was planning to start a business in garments and had rented a shop in Sohrab Goth, Karachi just before being kidnapped and murdered.

Naqeebullah’s father rules out compromise, demands justice   

ISLAMABAD: The father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, the Waziristan youth who was gunned dead in an alleged fake police encounter by former SSP of Malir Rao Anwar, on Sunday ruled out any compromise or deal and demanded justice. Talking to journalists, Haji Khan Muhammad, the father of Naqeebullah, said that Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa had visited his home and assured him of justice. He hopped that PM Imran Khan and the independent judiciary would take the culprits,…

SHC hears plea seeking revocation of Rao Anwar’s bail

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday heard a petition filed by the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, a Waziristan native who was killed in a staged encounter in Karachi earlier this year, seeks revocation of bail of former Malir SSP Rao Anwar and then DSP Qamar Ahmed Shaikh. A division bench headed by SHC Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh heard the case. The bench issued notice to DSP Qamar Ahmed Shaikh over not appearing before the trial court in the case hearing. The counsel of the petitioner informed the court…

SHC approves transfer of cases against Rao Anwar to another court

KARACHI: Sindh High Court on Monday granted a petition seeking transfer of two cases against former SSP Rao Anwar to another court. A bench of the high court heard a plea filed by the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, who was killed in extrajudicial killing in Karachi. Petitioner's counsel Faisal Siddiqui in his arguments on the petition before the court said that the Anti-Terrorism Court II could not be trusted. He said the court gave extraordinary concessions to Rao Anwar and other accused. The accused were released…

SC to hear important cases from Monday, including PM Khan’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD: A sundry of highly crucial cases will be taken up by the Supreme Court of Pakistan from Monday onward as Chief Justice Saqib Nisar is coming back to the federal capital from Chitral. Chief Justice Nisar will head a four-judge larger bench to hear the cases including disqualification of Imran Khan as prime minister, transfer of corruption reference against Sharif family and extradition of absconder Ishaq Dar from London. The cases related to the advertisement campaign of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohamand dams, money…

‘People like Zardari use police to kill youths like Naqeebullah Mehsud’

MARDAN: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Saturday spoke to an election rally in Mardan and told people of the city that political parties PML-N, PPP and ANP can't give them a prosperous Pakistan for they are being run by corrupt people, ARY News reported.  "Political parties headed by corrupt people cannot eradicate corruption, for example, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) cannot do that for their head is corruption's Godfather, Pakistan People's Party (PPP) too can't do that for Asif Zardari is king…

ATC allows Rao Anwar B-class prison facilities

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday allowed a plea filed by former SSP Malir Rao Anwar seeking B-class prison facilities.  The ATC judge announced the verdict in presence of Anwar and said the decision on an application challenging his house having been declared a sub-jail would be given after the Sindh High Court decides a similar petition. The hearing was adjourned till June 14. The former SSP Malir along with 10 of his subordinates has been arrested on charges of abducting Naqeebullah Mehsud for…

Replies sought on plea against move to declare Rao Anwar’s home sub-jail

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday directed the provincial home secretary to submit comments on a petition challenging a notification which declared former SSP Malir Rao Anwar’s home a sub-jail. A bench, headed by Chief Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh, was hearing the petition filed by the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, South Waziristan native who was killed in a fake encounter in Karachi. It directed the home secretary to submit comments till June 20 and warned that upon failure, it would decide the case on the…