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Rao Anwar (Security Forces)

2018-01-19 15:22:37Rao Anwar
Rao AnwarRao Anwar

  • Personal
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    Rao Anwar

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    Encounter Specialist of Pakistan

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  • Profession:

    He is a Senior Superintendent of Police

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    Not known

  • Details
  • Years of service:

    1982 - present

  • Elected as SSP:

    Rao Anwar was elected as SSP Malir in 1982

  • Reelected as SSP:

    He was reelected as SSP in January 2017


SSP Rao Anwar a very famous public figure due to his hard measures, determination, and braveness. SSP Malir Rao Anwar is also considered one of the most closed allays of Mr. Asif Ali Zardari and his Party- Pakistan People Party- and against of MQM. 


Rao Anwar was elected as SSP Malir in 1982 and when he became sub-inspector, he appointed as SHO for Nazimabad as he was also involved in two operations against MQM at that time. Lots of officer transferred from one post to another but Mr Rao stick to his seat and once when he had to leave his post, he assigned as SHO Jackson with the help of higher political figure. He had also rejected the request of sorry to MQM from former SP Chuadhary Aslam and went to Balochistan from where he returned in 2008 at Karachi at the time of the ruling government of PPP[1] Biography Biography

 Reellected as SSP Malir

Senior police official Rao Anwar was reinstated as Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir on Jan 2017, following direct orders issued to Sindh police by Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, it has been learnt. A notification in this regard was issued by the office of Inspector General of Sindh Police. IG Police A D Khowaja later told Dawn that Rao Anwar was appointed as Malir SSP on written order of the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, as it was latter’s prerogative to appoint the SSP and DIG rank officer. “Legally, I can’t refuse the chief minister’s written order for appointment of Rao Anwar as Malir SSP,” Khowaja replied briefly when contacted to confirm the matter. Rao Anwar was suspended after he raided Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Khawaja Izhar-ul-Hasan's house without the permission of the Sindh Assembly speaker. [2] SSP Malir  

 Rao Anwar Recent Encounter

Naqeeb ullah mehsud killed by rao anwar in an encounter
Naqeeb ullah mehsud killed by rao anwar in an encounter
Inspector General of Police in Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja on 18th Jan2018 constituted a three-member committee to investigate the killing of four alleged terrorists in Karachi by a police party led by SSP Rao Anwar. On January 13, SSP Anwar had claimed to have gunned down four members of the defunct Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in an encounter near Shah Latif Town in Karachi. In that encounter there was a 27 years old young handsome man Naqeebullah Mehsud. However, family members of  Naqeebullah Mehsud, claim that he was an aspiring model, and was killed by the police in a fake encounter. “His dreams of becoming a super model were shattered when the Karachi police killed him in a fake encounter calling him a terrorist,” said Rehman Mehsud, a cousin of Naseemullah, while talking to The Express Tribune. “It is an extrajudicial killing.” The family claims that Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah had no links with any terror outfit. [3] Recent encounter  

 Naqeeb Mehsud

Naqeeb ullah mehsud
Naqeeb ullah mehsud
A few days ago Police arrested a handsome man from Agha Hotel Karachi. His name was Naseemullah Mehsud but he was famous as Naqeeb Mehsud.He lived in a village Rizmik of district Makeen, South Waziristan. Makin or Makeen is a small town in South Waziristan, Pakistan. Well After Wazirastan operation , Naqeeb moved to Karachi with his Family. From 2008 Naqeeb was doing work of steel mill loading with his uncle. On 3rd of january 2018 afternoon at 3'o clk Police arrested Naqeebullah Mehsud as a suspect of terrorist. From Gul shehar Agha Hotel chapal garden, Sohrab goth Karachi. On 12 january we came to know that Naqeeb was shot dead in a police encounter .  Naqeeb was a family man .He was a respectable and innocent citizen.He had a wish to be a Model. He had no links with any terrorist group. He had 3 kids, Naila , Alina and Atif.He had a wish to send his son in Pak Army. He was planning to start a cloth Businees in Sohrab Goth. [4] Naqeeb Mehsud  

 Remarks of Sohail Anwar Siyal

Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal has said that a three-member committee has been formed to probe the suspected extrajudicial killing of Naseemullah alias Naqeebullah, a 27-year-old from South Waziristan. "The committee will present its report within three days," the home minister said, during his appearance on Geo News' show 'Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath'. He said the inquiry committee has the concerned station house officer (SHO) removed from his post. Siyal urged that anyone having any information on the case should appear before the committee. "I assure that if Naqeebullah is found innocent, then action will be taken against responsible individuals." The home minister said that the three officers inducted in the committee bear good repute, adding that he will try to meet father of Naseemullah. If Rao Anwar fails to satisfy the committee, then he too will not remain on his post, he said. [5] Remarks of Sohail

 Removed From Post

SSP Malir Rao Anwar has been removed from his post after the probe committee formed over the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud found the 27-year-old to be innocent, a notification issued on 20 january 2018 stated. In its report, the committee stated that there was no proof found of Naqeebullah being a terrorist. The 2014 FIR presented by Anwar was also bogus, it said. The committee in its report also recommended the registration of a case against Rao Anwar and other personnel involved in Naqeebullah’s killing. Anwar’s name should also be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL), the report stated. [6] Removed from post


An intelligence agency on 2nd Feb 2018 raided different addresses in Malir District to arrest former SSP Rao Anwar and another police official for their alleged involvement in the extrajudicial murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud.  The raids come a day after Supreme Court of Pakistan directed secret agencies to help Sindh police arrest the coppers involved in the killing of the man form South Waziristan. The instructions to the intelligence agencies were given at the request of Sindh Inspector General Police A.D Khowaja. [7] Raid Raid

 Protective Bail

The Supreme Court ordered on Tuesday 12th Feb 2018 the formation of a new joint investigation team (JIT) in the Naqeebullah killing case and after granting protective bail to the primary accused, former Malir SSP Rao Anwar, ordered him to appear in court on Friday 16th Feb 2018. The three-member bench, headed by the chief justice, ordered the Islamabad Police not to arrest Anwar and provide him security till the JIT completes its probe. The protective bail has been granted until Friday and if he will not appear before supreme court than he will be arrested and no protective bail will be given to him. [8] Protective bail


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