In January final 12 months, Naqeebullah was killed in a pretend encounter carried out by a police crew headed by then SSP Malir Rao Anwar in Karachi. The pretend encounter sparked countrywide protests in opposition to extrajudicial killings within the nation.
A 3-member bench led by Justice Ijazul Ahsan informed Anwar, who’s going through judicial proceedings for alleged involvement in a minimum of 444 extrajudicial murders, to method a related discussion board for elimination of his title from the no-fly checklist.
The apex courtroom additionally requested the previous police officer to file a brand new software if he needed aid from the courts.
The counsel representing the previous Karachi cop stated that the trial in opposition to Anwar was underway in a trial courtroom within the metropolis and his consumer was showing earlier than the courtroom at each listening to.
Anwar was positioned on the ECL until additional order on the directives of the courtroom, Justice Ijaz stated, including that it was not a bail software that the SC might settle for.
In January final 12 months, the Sindh Excessive Courtroom (SHC) had dismissed former SSP Malir Rao Anwar’s plea searching for exemption from attendance within the Naqeebullah homicide case. Justice Sheikh had remarked that “wouldn’t it not be discrimination in opposition to others if Rao Anwar is excused from attending courtroom proceedings?”