The Sindh Police arrested four accused of the Shahzeb Khan murder case from Moro and Dadu on Saturday 5th January 2013 . He was murdered in the Defence area of Karachi on the 24th of the last month.
The tragic murder of 20-year-old Shahzeb invited the attention of the apex court which directed the advocate general of Sindh and the provincial police chief to appear before it on Friday. However, they did not turn up.
A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed ordered Inspector General of Sindh Police Fayyaz Leghari to arrest within a day the accused involved in the murder of Shahzeb, attach their property and seize their bank accounts.
Police are required to submit a report on the arrest of the facilitators and abettors of the murder to the court’s registrar by Saturday.
The IG and other officials would be dealt with strictly in accordance with the law if they failed to do so, the court warned before adjourning the proceedings to Monday.
Shahzeb Khan, son of Deputy Superintendent of Police Aurangzeb Khan, was gunned down on the night between Dec 24 and 25 when he was returning home, along with his sister, after attending a wedding at the Country Club Apartments in Karachi.
After the heinous murder, hundreds of people gathered outside the Karachi Press Club and requested the chief justice to take suo motu notice about police failure to arrest the killers.
INCPak is following the latest developments related to this case.