KARACHI: Personnel of Anti-Car Lifting Cell of Sindh police shot dead a man in Defence Housing Authorityâ€™s Khayaban-e-Ittehad area early Sunday morning, confirmed DIG CIA Saqib Ismail.
The police had earlier maintained that the man, identified as Intezar Ahmed, was killed in firing by unknown assailants on motorcycles, later it was disclosed that the law enforcement authorities opened fire at his car after he failed to stop his vehicle despite their instructions.
The CIA official, while speaking to media outside Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, said that the deceased’s father can register a case against the police officials.
Four policemen were taken into custody due to their alleged involvement in the case.
The deceasedâ€™s father Ishtiaq Ahmed informed media that Intezar, who recently came back from Malaysia, had a fight with two men two days back, Fahad and Haider, sons of a lawyer and policeman respectively.
SSP South Javed Akbar said that 15 bullet cases of 9MM were recovered from the crime site, adding that a girl was also with the deceased, who fled after the incident.
On March 2, Mardan police shot dead a man on suspicion of being a terrorist, after he failed to stop despite repeated commands by duty cops.
Police said that they signalled a man riding a bicycle on Katchehri Road to stop by, but he did not comply. The man, Olas Mir, fell on the ground after being hit by the police Armoured Personnel Carrier, inÂ an attempt to force stop him.
Yet, he stood up and tried to run away, prompting the law enforcers to shoot him. Mir sustained injuries due to the firing and was taken to the DHQ hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.