Civil society requests SC to probe 444 encounters lead by Rao Anwar


Civil society members on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the formation of a broad-based and independent commission to investigate the four hundred and forty-four extra-judicial killings conducted by former SSP Rao Anwar and his team of police officers in order to ascertain their authenticity.

The petitioners namely Muhammad Jibran Nasir, Muhammad Khan, Jamshed Raza, Mahmood Aquila Ismail and Nazim Fida Hussain Haji through their lawyer Faisal Siddiqi have filed a constitutional petition under Article 184 (3) of the constitution with Anwar, Inspector General of Sindh Police (IGP), the federal government as respondents.