Naqeebullah Mehsud encounter: JIT findings revealed

Naqeebullah Mehsud encounter: JIT findings revealed

KARACHI – Joint Interrogation Team (JIT) formed to probe the encounter of Naqibullah Mehsud has revealed its findings today.

JIT formed under the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) has held former Malir Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rao Anwar Ahmed Khan responsible for killing Naqeebullah Mehsud and three others in a “fake encounter” in Karachi on January 13, Dawn reported on Friday.

A JIT member informed Dawn on the condition of anonymity that the investigation team has “held Rao Anwar guilty of killing an innocent person in a fake encounter”.

The news source has further learnt that the JIT — which was led by Additional IG Dr Aftab Pathan — has submitted its findings before the competent authority.