Sindh CM takes notice of child’s murder by allegedly police firing
KARACHI (92 News) – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday took notice of 19-month-old boy Ahsan’s murder by the allegedly firing of police.
According to the reports, Ahsan was died on the spot sustained a bullet in his chest, reportedly fired from a police weapon in Karachi.
Dead child’s father Kashif said that he along with his child were traveling in an auto rickshaw when he heard the sound of firing and he bow down to save his life.
At the same moment, Kashif said that he saw blood on the clothes of his son and he rushed to the hospital, where doctors pronounced his child dead.
It is pertinent to mention here that Kashif also claimed that he saw police personnel firing on the University Road. He also alleged that his son died of the bullet fired by the policemen.
Kashif said that when he reached at the hospital to get his son treated, policemen from Sachal Police Station were arrived there.
Sindh Chief Minister takes notice
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah took notice of the child’s murder and sought report from the additional IG Sindh. Condoling with the bereaved family, the chief minister said that those found involved in the incident would be brought to justice.
Sindh Inspector-General of Police Dr Kaleem Imam also took notice of the issue and sought comprehensive report from the DIG east.
Meanwhile acting SSP Malir Azam Jamali claimed that four police personnel, who were reportedly involved in the incident, had been taken into custody.
Earlier, ten-year-old Amal Umer was killed on August 13 in the crossfire between police and two robbers soon after they robbed her family in Karachi’s Akhtar Colony. The bullet that hit her was fired by a policeman.
The man believed to have robbed the family of a 10-year-old who died in police firing in Artillery Maidan area of Karachi, was arrested on Tuesday. Karachi police chief Dr Amir Ahmed Sheikh identified the suspect as Khalid.
Sheikh said weapons, mobile phones and a rickshaw had been seized from the suspect. He said, Khalid, a rickshaw driver from Hijrat Colony had admitted to seven robberies.
“His accomplice, Shahzad, was killed in a shootout with police in Akhtar Colony on August 13,” Sheikh said. One of the bullets fired by police had hit the 10-year-old who had died from the wound.