Social media is again on fire after the pictures of 26 years old Naqeeb Mehsud’s dead body surfaced the internet. The pictures were firstly shared in a Facebook group crowded with Karachiites.
Naqeeb belonged to FATA and was currently residing in Karachi. As per the social media sources, Naqeeb moved from South Waziristan to Karachi and owned a shop.
He, along with his friends, was arrested by Counter-Terrorism Department of Police for alleged ties with TTP. According to people who knew him, his friends gave bribe and were able to get themselves out while Naqeeb was tortured brutally in custody.
When after wild physical and mental torture, he didn’t accept any allegations put on him, he was encountered by SSP Rao Anwar.
Social media is outraged after the incident, as they suspect it to be another case of staged murder for reward promotion. His family is still persistent that he had no affiliation with the terrorist outfits and have approached the court in this matter, what not many have the courage to do. A chat was also shared by one of Naqeeb’s friends, in which he said he wanted his son to join army once he is old.
The pictures of him, who was a budding model and aspiring actor as well, and his dead body has sparked an outrage on social media.
People are demanding that established facts and valid details need to be shared with the public, who are doubting it to be a case of provincialism and are propagating hateful feelings. If some details are too sensitive to be disclosed, they need to be at least conveyed to his family.
Here is what social media has to say about it:
Punjab police's brutal "encounters" are well documented. Sindh's highly politicised police is no better. Today SP (Rao Anwar) killed a boy named Naqeeb ullah Mehsud in Karachi. He had been picked by police on 7 Jan & today he was killed in an "encounter". Utterly condemnable
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) January 18, 2018
Amidst strong claims by family of #NaqeebMehsud we must all demand an investigation. The powers given to Police are to protect citizens and any abuse of power insults those officers who've laid down their lives for dutyhttps://t.co/Voee4Zu9Cy
— M. Jibran Nasir (@MJibranNasir) January 17, 2018
A judicial inquiry into the matter should be set up, to expose the culprits behind the mysterious killing of a young Naqeeb Mehsud in Karachi. No one shall be above the rule of law. It is believed he was killed in a fake encounter by Sindh Police. Condemn such acts #NaqeebMehsud pic.twitter.com/lDH5Qx3rhl
— AM Shahid Latif (Retd) (@AMShahidLatif) January 18, 2018
— Ahmad Behzad (@Behzad510) January 18, 2018
— Mohammad Taqi (@mazdaki) January 17, 2018
— RAZ SHERZAD (@Iamraxm) January 17, 2018
— Ali Khan (@i_amAli) January 18, 2018
— Syed Wiqas Shah (@waqasshPAK) January 17, 2018
#NaqeebMehsud was running a shop in Karachi, He was abducted by the Sindh police from his shop and killed in a fake police encounter. We want #JusticeForNaqib. @BushraGohar @a_siab @KhanBehroz pic.twitter.com/q3g5oIMJ87
— Zahid Ali (@Zahid_AliS) January 17, 2018
— Rafiq Ahmad (@rafiqregi) January 18, 2018
Dead body of #NaqeebMehsud found at Karachi. According to his relative, he was abducted by LEAs on jan 9. This is the height of brutality, Injustice and barbarism. Naqeeb was a small business entrepreneur, who voyaged from Waziristan to #Karachi. #StopExtraJudicialKilling pic.twitter.com/vHInWT50ln
— Abubakkar Yousafzai (@Abk_Yousafzai) January 17, 2018
Go to hell karachi police. Strongly condemn for this shameful act#NaqeebMehsud
— Haseeb Sahir (@hs_sahir) January 18, 2018
Pakistan Army issued a watan card to #NaqeebMehsud ,Watan card issue by the army to those who are not involve in any anti- state activities &can travel inside the tribal areas.Shame on #SindhPolice murdered Naqeeb in fake police encounter.#Justice4NaqeebMahsud @OfficialDGISPR pic.twitter.com/sp8yEEyBHx
— Abdullah Malik (@AbdullahMalikJ) January 18, 2018
How come such a full of life, father of 3 #NaqeebMehsud can be brutally killed without any inquiry or judicial proceedings? This is such a horrible tragedy. #JusticeForNaqeebMehsud #JusticeForNaqib
Look at the innocent faces of these kids who've lost their father… pic.twitter.com/34Uw9I1RBT
— Beنish (@ProterozoicRock) January 18, 2018
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