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"DG Rangers promises ’severe punishment for culprits

KARACHI: DG Rangers Sindh, Ajaz Chaudhry has said that an investigation into the killing of a youth in Karachi by Rangers personnel is underway, and those involved will be dealt with iron handed. Chaudhry said the inquiry will be conducted by a brigadier and two lieutenant colonels.

DG Sindh further stated that Rangers have not been given authority to shoot and kill a citizen in this manner, so as soon as their findings from inquiry are in, they will take the strictest action possible. He added that those involved in the killing were immediately arrested and an FIR was registered against them.

It is vital to mention here that a youngster namely Sarfaraz was shot dead in cold blood by the Rangers personnel in Karachi on the other day that spread across the globe."
http://www.onlinenews.com.pk/details.php?id=180388

"ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) took suo motu notice of the Sarfaraz Shah case, late on Thursday.

According to sources a five member larger bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry will hear the case.

Deputy General (DG) Rangers, Inspector General (IG) Sindh Police and Chief Secretary Sindh have been summoned to appear at the SC on Friday at 9:30am.

Earlier on Wednesday, Sarfaraz, a matric student and brother of Salik Shah, a reporter of Samaa TV, was shot dead at point blank range by Rangers personnel at Karachi’s Benazir Bhutto Park in Clifton on the pretext of being an armed dacoit. The now infamous footage of the killing was aired across all local media outlets garnering unprecedented attention of the incident."
http://tribune.com.pk/story/186137/rangers-shooting-sc-takes-notice/

more here (excerpt from long article)...

"ISLAMABAD: The members of National Assembly across the board condemned the killing of a young boy by Rangers personnel in Karachi and urged the Prime Minister here on Thursday to give exemplary punishment to the accused.

The members were of the view that the barbaric act was a matter of shame for the country, parliament, public representatives and law enforcing institutions.

Most of the members were in favour of punishing the Rangers personnel in broad daylight."
http://www.brecorder.com/top-news/1-front-top-news/16170-na-calls-for-strict-action-against-accused-of-karachi-incident.html


Added: Jun-9-2011 Occurred On: Jun-9-2011
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