SHC directs IO to ensure appearance in Arshad Papu case
KARACHI: Sindh High Court ( SHC) on Friday directed the Investigation Officer (IO) of Arshad Papu murder case to ensure his appearance before the court on next hearing.
A two-member bench of the SHC heard the bail plea filed by former Station House Officer (SHO) Chand Khan Niazi and Lyari gang-war Zakir Dada in Arshad Papu murder case.
The Rangers officials were present but IO did not appear before the court. The bench remarked that it is giving another chance to police though it could issue arrest warrant.
The court, later, adjourned the hearing till the 16th December.
Former Member of National Assembly (MNA) Shah Jahan Baloch, Uzair Baloch and others had been chargesheeted in the case. Former SHO Chand Khan Niazi was arrested by Rangers in murder case.
Ranger’s counsel had told the court that the terrorists of Lyari gang-war with the help of some policemen had killed Arshad Papu and his body was burned with acid.