KARACHI: During the hearing of the Naqeebullah murder case at a judicial magistrate court in Malir today, two eyewitnesses identified three police officials as suspects in the case.

The suspects identified by victims were police officials Mohammad Iqbal, Ashad Ali and Allahyar, who were allegedly present at the scene of the ‘fake encounter’ in which Naqeebullah was killed.

The eyewitness told the court that Allahyar was in plain clothes at that time with a Kalashnikov in his hands.

Meanwhile, Sindh Inspector General (IG) of Police AD Khawaja stated senate committee and Jirga members that prime accused in Naqeeb murder case is still at large while police is much closed to hunt him down. Eight other framed in case have been handed to police on seven-day remand.

Sindh police failed to make any progress in finding any trace of suspended SSP Rao Anwar who is wanted for alleged involvement in the killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud in an encounter in Karachi.

A day before, a contingent of Sindh police raided Anwar s Islamabad residence in F-10/4 but failed to make any arrest.

A poster with the title ‘Wanted/Absconder’ was pasted outside the house seeking about his whereabouts.