First IO gives new twist to Sarfaraz Shah’s murder case
KARACHI: The first Investigation Officer (IO) on Tuesday gave a new twist to the Sarfaraz Shah murder case by producing an original pistol along with two live bullets and one empty shell before the Anti Terrorism Court (ATC).
ATC judge Bashir Ahmad Khoso testified first IO Sub-Inspector Zulfiqar before the court. The court also reserved its judgment on an application filed by the Rangers personnel, seeking the copies of the joint investigation team’s report and adjourned the proceeding till Wednesday (today).
The first IO stated that he was a linked duty officer on May 8, 2011 at Boat Basin police station where duty officer Sub-Inspector Raja Javed received a message that a robber was injured in Rangers firing and was admitted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, so please send an official for further legal action. Later, he went to the hospital to fulfill the legal action.
Zulfiqar said he received Sarfaraz Shah’s body with two bullet wounds, one on the right thigh and other on the left hand. Later, Rangers personnel handed over a pistol of 30 bore along with two live bullets and one empty shell, Rs 750 in cash and one mobile phone of the suspect to the Boat Basin police station. He said that later he received evidence from the SHO Boat Basin police station.
Zulfiqar said he also registered an FIR of the incident on the complaint of Rangers personnel Afsar Khan. He said the instructions about the registration of an FIR were given by the SHO.