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ATC adjourns Naqeebullah murder case hearing till Jan 30

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Monday adjourned the hearing of a case pertaining to the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in a ‘staged’ encounter till January 30. The former Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Rao Anwar and other co-accused in the case appeared before the court today (Monday). The lawyers from both sides completed their arguments over the bail plea of 10 accused involved in the murder case. However the court reserved its judgment on the bail plea and adjourned the hearing till January 30. The…

Rao Anwar gets bail in Naqeebullah murder case

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court on Tuesday granted bail to suspended senior cop Rao Anwar in Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case. The court also directed him to pay Rs1 million in surety bonds. Charges were framed against Anwar for killing Mehsud, a local shopkeeper and aspiring model, and three others in a staged encounter earlier this year Rao Anwar is facing another case regarding possession of explosives and illegal weapons. The court is yet to decide his bail appeal in this case. How Rao Anwar got exposed in fake…

Prosecutor excuses himself to plead Naqeebullah case after threats

KARACHI: Suspended SSP Rao Anwar and other accused in the extrajudicial killing case of Naqeebullah Mehsud, appeared before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) here, on Monday, where a new prosecutor has been appointed in the case. Former prosecutor of the case Ali Raza has exempted himself from pleading the case after receiving threats, ARY News reported. Sindh law department has appointed Nazeer Bhangora as the new prosecutor in the case. The court reserved its verdict over the prosecution objections related to the…

Rao Anwar will be reinstated, if not proven guilty: Home Minister

KARACHI: Home Minister of Sindh Sohail Anwar Siyal has stated that suspended Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar will be restored to his position again, if he is proven innocent in extra-judicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud. Siyal made these remarks replying to a question in a media talk on Thursday (today). “Enquiry is being carried out against Rao Anwar and if he is not found out guilty in the case, then he will be appointed again, otherwise, he will be certainly punished” Sindh Home Minster assured while…

Naqeeb murder case: Rao Anwar sent to jail on judicial remand

KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Saturday sent former SSP Malir Rao Anwar to jail on judicial remand till May 2 in a case pertaining to the extrajudicial murder of aspirant fashion model Naqeebullah Mehsud. Anwar, who surrendered before the Supreme Court last month, was produced before the ATC after expiry of his one-month physical remand. Police requested the judge to send the sacked police officer and another suspect Shakeel Feroze to jail on judicial remand as their custody was no longer needed for…