SHC seeks comments on petition against rangers personnel


KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday directed Rangers official to submit comments on a petition seeking action against paramilitary forces for allegedly killing a citizen in a fake encounter.

A division bench headed Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh was seized with the hearing of a petition filed by Sardar Jan who moved the court against Rangers for allegedly killing his son Farman Shah in a fake encounter on March 04.

The petitioner submitted that her son was picked up by Abdullah Shah Ghazi Rangers along with 9 other persons during raid in Surjani Town area on January 29, 2013. She told the court that other persons got released by law enforcement agencies but there was no clue about her son.

The woman petitioner said that she learnt through the media reports that her son was killed in encounter by rangers on March 04. She said that after encounter three FIRs were registered against his son to cover the illegal act of paramilitary forces. She said that this was core issue of the country that law enforcement agencies without any justification picked up person and declared them suspected in the various crimes.

She requested the court to directed law enforcement agencies to submit before the court entire record about encounter and involvement of her son in cases and also order action against them.

The bench directed wing commander Abdullah Shah Gazi Rangers to submit comments in response to petition.

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