The counsel of F-9 park Islamabad’s rape sufferer has alleged that the suspects had been killed in a faux police encounter and demanded solutions from the capital police chief.
In a ugly incident that befell earlier this month, two armed males raped a woman within the park at gunpoint in an unlit space, sending shockwaves throughout the nation.
They had been, nevertheless, later arrested by the police and shot lifeless underneath mysterious circumstances.
Whereas talking at a press convention in Islamabad, flanked by human rights activist Farzana Bari, advocate Imaan Mazari raised questions over the efficiency and dealing with of the case by the police.
In accordance with a police assertion, the 2 males, allegedly concerned within the Fatima Jinnah (F-9) park gang-rape incident, had been shot lifeless at a police picket close to Sector D-12 after an trade of gunfire.
“Once they had been signalled to cease, they tried to hurry away. On being intercepted by the police, the bike riders opened fireplace on the cops deployed on the publish. Fortunately, the policemen escaped narrowly,” the police stated and added that the firing was retaliated.
The police model was countered by civil society members and the counsel who stated that the suspects had been already in police custody and the sufferer had confirmed their identification. Mazari lamented that the sufferer’s identification was additionally revealed which, she stated, is a criminal offense in Pakistani legal guidelines. Whereas sharing the small print, the lawyer stated that the unlucky incident occurred on February 2 whereas the suspects had been arrested on February 15. “The woman knowledgeable at 4:30pm that she has been referred to as by police for the identification of suspects. I went to the police station and registered my entry.”
Mazari added that she messaged SSP Maria to hold out the DNA check as you’ve the custody of suspects. “I referred to as the police official a number of occasions however she didn’t give me time to fulfill.” Highlighting the mishandling of the case, Mazari famous that police reached the crime scene however didn’t shut the park’s gates. “Why had been they killed extrajudicially?” she requested, including that had they been trialled, extra particulars may have come forth.
“Police have made up a faux encounter story,” she alleged and demanded the Islamabad IG to reply as this had occurred underneath his watch. Condemning the extrajudicial killing, Mazari stated each suspects had been current within the CIA police station.