ISLAMABAD: A younger man was killed on Friday in Islamabad after the anti-terror squad allegedly opened hearth on a car.
Police stated the 21-year-old, Usama Nadeem, was shot on Srinagar Highway reportedly after ignoring police warning to tug over. A Islamabad Police spokesperson stated the anti-terror squad was responding to a tip-off a couple of theft try in Shams Colony. When they reached the locality, they noticed a “suspicious” car with tinted home windows and requested it to cease. When the driving force did not comply, the police chased down the car and fired photographs aimed on the tires.
“Unfortunately, two bullets hit the driver,” the spokesperson added.
The younger man’s physique was then taken to the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) for post-mortem. According to PIMS spokesperson Waqas Khawaja, the report revealed that six bullets had been present in Usama’s physique and he was shot within the chest, again and head. Khawaja added that the photographs had been fired from in entrance.
Father disputes police assertion
On the opposite hand, the younger man’s father, in a criticism to the police, acknowledged his son was returning dwelling after dropping off a buddy at 2am.
“My son was shot a number of instances. They [anti-terror squad] overtly dedicated terrorism by aiming on the windscreen as a substitute of the tires.”
The father demanded that the personnel concerned be charged with terrorism.
He stated that his son had knowledgeable him a couple of previous event when he had had a heated trade with some police personnel who in line with Usama had “threatened him of dire consequences”.
The evening of the incident, the police allegedly adopted his automobile after which shot him, he stated.
He additionally requested Prime Minister Imran Khan and Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed to take discover of the incident and supply him justice.
Case registered beneath homicide, ATA clauses
Superintendent of Police (SP) Zubair Shaikh stated an FIR has been filed beneath the homicide clause and related sections pertaining to the Anti-Terrorism Act on the Karachi Company Police Station in opposition to 5 members of the anti-terror squad.
In one other assertion, the Islamabad Police has stated that every one police officers concerned within the killing have been detained.
The Islamabad Police spokesperson stated nobody will probably be allowed to take regulation into their very own palms, including that the matter is being investigated and motion will probably be taken in opposition to the police officers discovered responsible.
Probe committee fashioned
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan has taken notice of the incident and fashioned a probe committee which will probably be headed by the deputy inspector basic, in line with an announcement by Islamabad Police.