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January 24, 2018

Students want killers of Naqeebullah, Asma brought to justice

National

 
January 24, 2018

MARDAN: The activists of Watan Pal Student's Federation (WSF) and Insaf Student's Federation (ISF) on Tuesday staged protests against the murder of Naqeebullah Mahsud in Karachi and that of a minor girl Asma at Gujjar Ghari in Mardan. Led by Abass Khan, district president WSF, and other office-bearers, the rally started from Bacha Khan Chowk and turned into a protest meeting outside the Mardan Press Club.

The protesters were chanting slogans against the Sindh government and Sindh police. They demanded immediate arrest of Senior Superintendent of Police, Rao Anwar. They also demanded the arrest of killers of four-year-old girl Asma. A large number of activists of WSF and ISF of Post-Graduate College, Mardan, participated in the rally.

Addressing the protester, the speakers said that Naqeebullah was killed on January 13 in a fake police encounter by SSP Rao Anwar in Shah Latif Town. The participants of the demonstration alleged that Pakhtuns were being killed in Karachi in fake encounters.

They added that hundreds of Pakhtun's were killed in Karachi by the police after being dubbed terrorists. They added that Karachi police had killed 317 Pakhtuns in 97 fake police encounters in the last few months. The participants demanded immediate arrest of Rao Anwar and others.