Residents protest against youth’s arrest in Karachi, storm police station; SHO suspended, FIR lodged for kidnapping

05 Jun, 2015 10:35 am

KARACHI (92 News) – Residents of of Landhi area staged protest in front of a police station against the arrest of a youth, Fayyaz by the police on alleged charge of robbery.

As per reports, Fayyaz’s family members along with the protesters demanded his release. The protesters said Fayyaz was abducted from his locality; hence, an FIR should be lodged against SHO Landhi police station for kidnapping.

The protesters also stormed the police station. In an attempt to disperse the angry mob, police resorted to aerial firing in Friday’s wee hours. SSP Korangi ordered to suspend Landhi stationhouse officer (SHO) Saadat Butt and file a case of kidnapping against him. Afterwards, an abduction FIR–142/2015 was lodged against the SHO with Fayyaz’s father, Muhammed Qasim as plaintiff.

Efforts are underway to recover Fayyaz at the earliest.

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