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Naqeebullah Mehsud’s father passes away after battling cancer

Mohammad Khan, the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud, a Waziristan native killed in a meeting in Karachi in January 2018, died Monday.

Khan had been investigating the murder case of Naqeebullah since his death.

In a tweet, activist and lawyer Jibran Nasir said Khan had died after fighting cancer, adding that his funeral prayers would be offered in the Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday at 10 a.m. and in his town Makeen at 2 p.m.

"He was a remarkable man with great determination, we must carry on his fight for justice," Nasir said.

in a sympathy message issued by Public Relations between Services (ISPR), Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa expressed "deep pain" for Khan's death and prayed for the soul of the deceased.

"Efforts will continue to ensure the provision of justice as promised," said the army chief according to the ISPR.

The murder of Naqeebullah

Khan's son, Naqeebullah, who came from South Waziristan, was among the four suspects killed in a "meeting" with a police team led by the famous meeting specialist Rao Anwar and his team at Usman Khaskheli Goth on the outskirts of Karachi last year. .

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Anwar had held on to the claim that the deceased was a militant of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), but a spokesman for the banned chapter of South Waziristan of TTP had described Anwar's claim as "unfounded", clarifying that Naqeebullah had no ties to the forbidden militant. to equip.

Naqeebullah's family also questioned the former SSP's claim, saying that the 27-year-old had no ties to any militant organization.

Naqeebullah, whose name is listed as Naseemullah on his national identity document, owned a modeling fan shop, said a relative of the deceased. Sunrise.

In January, an anti-terrorism court in Karachi declared Naqeebullah and three others innocent and annulled the cases filed against the four defendants who had died in the organized police meeting.

In March, an ATC accused Anwar and 17 others for the murder of Naqeebullah in the false encounter.

Anwar and former Deputy Police Superintendent Qamar are currently on bail. Eight other police officers involved in the incident are in jail, while former SHO Amanullah Marwat and Shoaib Shaikh are the fugitives in the case.

Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1520034/naqeebullah-mehsuds-father-passes-away-after-battling-cancer

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