KARACHI: DSP Qamar Ahmed Sheikh a close aide of former SSP Rao Anwar has been sent to judicial remand by Anti-Terrorism Court.
Sheikh was brought before the ATC in Sindh High Court.
Sheikh was deployed in the area of Malir City where Naqeeb was murdered.
He is alleged to be a member of Rao Anwar’s encounter team, which killed South Waziristan native Naqeebullah Mehsood.
Rao anwar was deposed from his post as he was allegedly involved in a fake encounter’ of Naqeebullah Mehsood.
Naqeebullah Mehsood was picked by the police that came to him in plain clothes and subsequently killed him
The police which was headed by ‘encounter specialist’ Rao Anwar’ alleged Naqeebullah as a proscribed terrorist belonging from Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.
Following an outrage on social media against Naqeebullah’s murder, an inquiry committee was set up by IG Sindh comprising of senior policemen to inquire the claims made by Rao Anwar asserting that Naqeebullah was a terrorist, who was killed following open fire on the Police team when they came to arrest him.
The probing Committee found no such evidence and vindicated Naqeebullah Mehsood as innocent; also confirming that Rao Anwar was also present during the encounter which he initially denied.
Since then the whereabouts of Rao Anwar can’t be ascertained.