Karachi: Detainee recovered from IO’s room
Karachi: The Raid Commissioner/Head Bailiff Muddasir Hussain recovered a man from the room of the Investigation Officer(IO), who was illegally been captive in his room for more than 24 hours without being charge of any offence.
Mohammed Saleem, bank manager of a bank, was illegally detained in the room of investigation officer of Gizri police station, Muneer Chandio.
On the directives of District and Sessions Judge South/ link judge Sagheer Ahmed Shaikh Mudassir Hussain head bailiff raided the Gizri police station on Thursday and recovered Channa from the custody of Investigation Officer.
Saleem was illegally detained since 3am Wednesday morning with no entry was made in the Daily Log book nor any FIR was registered against him. The police picked detenu from Ratu Dero on Wednesday.
The duty officer present in the police station failed to show any record of the detenu. The IO told the head bailiff that he picked Channa from his residence for want of investigation. He was the witness in a murder case of his cousin.
When asked whether the police had completed the investigation, he replied in negative, upon which the bailiff told the IO to appear in the court on Friday morning along with complete documents and records to be shown to the judge.
He also directed IO that Station House Officer and Sub-inspector should also be produced in the court.
Shaheed Majeed filed an application U/S 491(habeas corpus) of Criminal procedure code that his cousin was picked by the police from Ratu Dero who had no criminal record nor did the police told as to why he was being arrested.
The judge after hearing the application ordered the head bailiff to conduct a raid and submit report whether the person was illegally been detained or not.