Rawalpindi: police try to save culprits for killing two innocent brothers

07 Jun, 2015 12:40 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Rawalpindi police was busy in saving the culprits who killed two brothers namely Zeeshan Butt and Shakeel Butt in the Six Road area late Saturday night after the two did not stop for checking when asked to stop.

According to police statement, the police personnel signaled the two youths riding a motorbike to pull over; but, they did not stop. On this, police opened gunfire, killing one of them on the spot and critically injuring the other, who later succumbed to his wounds.

The post mortem report made it clear that the deceased were fired from the front side.

The main culprits of the incident constable namely Umair and Zubair have fled while, police arrested ASI Muhammad Sharif and constable Zaheer in relation to the incident to satisfy the authorities, who were not even present at the spot.

The credibility of the Punjab police is on stake for not arresting or punishing any officials involved in such incidents.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has taken notice of the incident and sought a report of the incident. Also, Rawalpindi Regional Police Officer (RPO) Fakhar Sultan Raja while expressing grief and regret over the police wrongdoing, said that the incident is a gross injustice by the personnel. “Police have no right to open fire without an accompanying valid reason.”

Talking to the 92 News, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said those responsible will be prosecuted and no one was trying save them. He said those responsible will be brought to justice.

PTI chairman Imran Khan has condemned the killing of two brothers. He said killing of innocent citizens will never be tolerated and demanded the responsible be given harsh punishment.

The family of the deceased along with others staged a protest at the Express Way and blocked road for traffic.

The protesting people hurled stones as the CPO Rawalpindi and SSP Operations have arrived to talk. Extra force from twin cities called to disperse the protesters.


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