Niaz Khaskheli was not crimina: Peeral Majeedano

By: Abbas Kassar

HYDERABAD Oct 14, 2015: Pakistan Peoples Party (Shaheed Bhutto) has accused Hyderabad police of killing Niaz Khaskheli brother of Irshad Khaskheli vice president of PPP(SB) by torturing him for 3 days when he was handed to Bhitai Nagar police station of Qasimabad. Addressing news conference at press club here Wednesday PPP(SB) information secretary Sindh Peeral Majidano advocate said they reject the claim of SSP Hyderabad that Niaz Khaskheli was a criminal and was killed in encounter with police. He said it was clear extra judicial killing and open terrorism of Hyderabad police. He said every one knows well that SSP Hyderabad Irfan Ali Baloch has got fobia of heroism by killing innocent people. He said SSP Hyderabad has killed more than 3 dozen persons under extra judicial killing under fake encounter and many others injured. He said if Niaz was wanted in cases he should have been produced before court and that why he was killed after 3 days arrest.

Peeral Majidano said during Martial law periods people were killed and tortured by police even flogged violating human rights but the present government has exceeded military rules in violations of human rights.
He told media that SHO Bhitai Nagar Imdad Talpur asked Irshad Khaskheli on 9 October that “ there were some complaints against your brother Niaz Khaskheli and asked him to bring him to police station for investigation. Irshad himself accompanied Niaz at police station. He said 3 days later on 12 October police declared Niaz killed in encounter and Irshad as underground. He said this incident was worst example of terrorism of Hyderabad police. PPP(SB) has given call for protest across Sindh on 17 October and demanded from chief justice Pakistan to order inquiry into this incident of open vandalism of Hyderabad police. Others of PPP (SB) who accompanied with him at press conference were Haji Fayaz Memon, Sattar Bhatti, Shahab Shaikh, Juman Shaikh, Sarfaraz Shahani and Shiraz Veeser.