The hearing of Naqeebullah murder case will resume on December 2
The Naqeebullah Mehsud murder case resumed on Friday (today) as the anti-terrorism court (ATC) gives time to the investigation officer to prepare for the case.
SSP Malir Rao Anwar, DSP Qamar and others accused of the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud appeared in the ATC hearing today.
Dr. Rizwan, the second investigation officer (IO) of the murder case was also present in the hearing. He requested the court to give him some time to prepare as he was given notice last night.
The permission to record the testimony via reading out a written document was also pleaded by the investigation officer.
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Amir Mansoob, defense lawyer counter argued and mentioned that Dr. Rizwan is literate so that he can read the statement in the hearing.
ATC accepted this argument. The court has adjourned the hearing till December 2. Dr. Rizwan has been directed by the court to come prepared in the next hearing.
Naqeebullah was murdered in a fake encounter in 2018 by former SSP Malir Rao Anwar. The accused was indicted by ATC court in 2020.
Other than the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud, former Rao Anwar was accused to stage a fake encounter of more than 400 people.