Islamabad: Proclaimed offender escapes from police custody
ISLAMABAD: A proclaimed offender — reportedly son of leader of ruling party in Khyber–Pakhtunkhwa (KP) — involved in fraud case, escaped from the Islamabad police custody by using force when the court of law rejected his bail, the complainant claimed. However, the police was of the view that the accused sped away in the protection of uniformed gunmen of the KP police, who were deployed for his security. The complainant, telling the details of the incident, said that two FIRs (No 333/07 under sections 406/109/468/471/ 420 PPC and No. 98/08 under sections 489F PPC) were registered with the Kohsar Police Station, in which Haji Said Fareen, District President of ANP Shangla, his son Sadeed-ur-Rehman, who contested NA elections against Ameer Maqaam on ANP ticket, and a serving army officer were nominated for defrauding Rs24 million. All nominated accused were later declared proclaimed offenders by the court of law.
The Additional Sessions Judge Friday rejected the bail of Sadeed-ur-Rehman, who was arrested by SI Badar–e–Munir along with a constable of Kohsar Police Station. The moment they stepped out of the courtroom both police officials were attacked by armed men of Sadeed-ur-Rehman aided by two police guards of KP police, armed with automatic weapons, and a few lawyers of Islamabad. They got forcefully freed the accused and escaped. SI Badar-e-Munir didn’t respond the call of this correspondent and later switched off his mobile phone.