KARACHI: Police have actually failed to arrest suspects apparently involved in the murder of an army policeman during an evident heist bid despite issuance of instructions by court since February 2020, it has emerged.
Major Saqib Iqbal was supposedly killed during an armed robbery on primary M.A. Jinnah Road on June 7, 2018.
Cops had actually reserved two suspects, M. Noman, alias Maru; and Umar Farooq, alias Babu, who were arrested in connection with one more situation concerning possessing illegal arms and nitroglycerins, for purportedly murdering the military officer.
Nonetheless, the antiterrorism court-II acquitted the duo on Feb 14, 2019 after the exploring officer of the situation had specified that during investigation it was found that they were not involved in the murder.
The IO had actually sent an examination record suggesting to the court to deal with the situation in ‘A’ course. A-class reports refer to those situations in which charged are “unknown or untraceable”.
The after that SSP Ijaz Ahmed, who had authorized the examination record, had actually recommended the IO to insert the name of both the detained males in column-II of the examination record in blue ink, indicating “up until now there was no proof available to charge-sheet them in the present case”.
The special public prosecutor in his examination note of the investigating record, agreed with the IO’s recommendation for disposal of the case in ‘A’ course.
As a result, agreeing with the viewpoint of the district attorney, the judge had actually approved the examination record in ‘A’ class.
The court had noted that the record of the joint investigation team (comprised to penetrate the murder instance) was not “Black” and also just one (participant of the group) had stated the suspects as “Grey”.
The court had actually likewise seen the footage of the CCTV cameras set up at a financial institution near the place, where the sufferer was presumably shot dead.
The judge had actually observed that: “These 2 charged persons do not have any previous criminal record”, adding that the empties (of the bullets) had likewise not matched with the handgun.
Subsequently, the court had actually acquitted both the held men.
Nonetheless, the court had guided the IO to apply to apprehend the accused.
” Until now the cops (investigating policeman) has actually not filed any kind of intimation with the court pertaining to arrest of the suspects involved in this situation,” a judicial source told Dawn, requesting anonymity.
” As soon as the IO intimates the court about the apprehension of any suspect, the situation will be reopened,” the resource added.
No apprehension in tanker mafia water theft situation
A court shared on Wednesday its severe annoyance with the efficiency of police and the Karachi Water and Sewage Board officials over imperfection in accommodations of a case relating to theft of water by water tankers’ mafia in Karachi.
Police claimed to have detained 5 chauffeurs Safarullah, Azizullah, Gul Wali, Sera Jan and M. Hanif and booked them for presumably taking water with vessels in Mochko.
On Wednesday, an IO generated them prior to the judicial magistrate (West) on expiration of their physical remand as well as asked for to remand them in judicial custody.
The IO notified that the complainant Mr Wakeel, that is posted as anti-theft police officer in the KWSB, lodged a grievance that during patrol he identified five water vessels allegedly being filled up unlawfully with water from a water hydrant in Kato Goth on Northern Bypass on Aug 29.
Tankers’ chauffeurs stopped working to generate main invoices.
“The suspects, who are chauffeurs of the water vessels, revealed that they had actually taken the water from a canal,” the IO priced quote the KWSB authorities as stating without pointing out the name of the canal.
The IO stated the restrained guys had admitted to the offense and also requested to remand them in judicial protection till Sept 13.
Nonetheless, the court mentioned that the precise location where the suspects were stealing the water was not pointed out.
The court provided post-arrest bond to them and also the IO was told to submit a charge-sheet.