Police officer accused of taking pictures man in Islamabad surrenders

A police official accused of fatally taking pictures a person close to a police picket in Islamabad within the wee hours of Friday has surrendered earlier than the police, an official mentioned on Sunday.
The officer of police’s Eagle Squad, Samiullah Niazi, had fled the scene after the incident and police had had initiated a seek for the suspect.
Nevertheless, two days after the incident the officers knowledgeable media that Niazi has introduced himself in entrance of the Superintendent Police (SP) Sajid Kiani.
Niazi might be taken to courtroom on Monday, the officers confirmed.
The sufferer, later recognized as Taimoor Riaz, a salesman of auto spare-parts, was shot lifeless in Islamabad’s Sector I-10/1 within the early hours of Friday after allegedly failing to cease at a checkpoint.
A police officer had advised on the situation of anonymity that between 4:30am and 4:45am on Friday a rashly-driven Toyota Corolla approached the picket arrange on a hyperlink street between the I.J. Principal Highway and Sector I-10 from the Islamabad aspect.
Round three to 5 officers deployed on the picket signalled the motive force to cease however he ignored and drive by means of.
The sufferer was hit by three bullets ─ two within the again and one within the head.
Station Home Officer (SHO) Sabzi Mandi Saleem Shah was suspended for his failure to reply on time and arrest the officers.
The police mentioned a lady travelling within the automotive with the deceased had taken him to the hospital in a taxi.
The incident sparked rioting and protests on Islamabad’s IJP Highway, with the sufferer’s household dismissing the police assertion and saying there had been no prior warning or order to cease earlier than the officer opened fireplace.
The police handed over the physique to the family members of the deceased after an post-mortem on the hospital.
The protesters took the physique to the street and broken private and non-private property through the protest.
They later dispersed after officers of the police and the capital administration assured them that the suspected policemen could be arrested inside 48 hours.
A case was registered towards the officers in response to a grievance lodged by the sufferer’s brother on the cost of homicide, the police acknowledged.
Speaking to the media, the deceased’s mom, Syeda Bibi, mentioned her son had two youngsters. His brother Sajjad Riaz advised: “We’re at nighttime as no person is telling us what truly occurred.”
He added: “We’ve been advised that an official of the Eagle Squad fired at Taimoor when he crossed the picket, killing him on the spot.”
In response to the usual working process (SOP), police can solely fireplace in retaliation and self-defence, the police officer defined, including if any individual ignored the police sign to cease, they need to be chased. In case of unavailability of a automobile, the police management ought to be alerted to arrest the escapee.
In some circumstances, the police have the permission to fireside however even in that scenario they need to goal the automobile’s tyres or the individual’s leg.
The potential for an error can’t be dominated out as policeman’s intention can also miss the goal and change into deadly.”
He mentioned the spot the place the incident occurred was thought-about harmful and officers deployed there have been all the time directed to be further cautious and alert, he acknowledged.
It was the third deadly firing incident in the identical locality in two years. In 2015, police officers at a picket within the space have been attacked by gunmen, ensuing within the killing of an official and a passerby girl.
On February 12, 2016, a police constable was killed and a head constable and an official of the Frontier Constabulary have been injured within the space.

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