KARACHI: The first encounter of 2017, that took place in Soldier Bazaar area of Karachi on 1st January, reported to be fake.
In the encounter one person was killed while another was injured. The “accused” persons were found carrying out a robbery at gunpoint.
The deceased person, Kashif Hussain’s, family members took the case to the court, saying he was innocent, Ferozabad DSP Farhat Kamal told Pakish News.
Over court orders the case was handed over to the DSP by SSP East Faisal Abdullah.
A report of the case has been prepared. Cases should be filed against the five policemen, who carried out the encounter. The report further read, they should be included in the investigation.
Last year a similar case was reported in Karachi when a student was shot dead by the police in a fake encounter.
He was studying in Malaysia and had come to Karachi on holidays, according to the deceased person, Zakaria Janjua’s, grandmother.