Special police team to probe target killings


KARACHI: Additional Inspector General of police Karachi Shahid Hayat on Saturday constituted a special investigation team for probe the cases of targeted killings in last three days.

The team would probe cases including target killing of Dr Hyder Raza; Ali Ahmed: son of Jalaluddin; Riaz: son of Abdul Jabbar; Imran: son of Faizullah: and Advocate Syed Waqar Nadeem Zaidi alias Waqas Shah: son of Raees Shah.

This team under the direct supervision of DIGP CIA Sultan Ali Khawaja would investigate and finalize its report. SSP East Pir Mohammad Shah: SSP SIU Farooq Awan and SP Investigation East-I Abdul Hameed Khoso were members of the special investigation team.

DIGP CIA is allowed to include more police officers in the team from any unit of Karachi police who might be able to assist in solving these murder cases.

AIGP Karachi also announced a reward of Rs500: 000 for those who help the police in arresting of criminals behind any of these cases of target killings.

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