SHC directs IG to personally monitor investigations into Tania Murder Case

Naimat Khan

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Sindh High Court, Justice Ahmed Ali Sheikh, on Tuesday directed Inspector General of Sindh, Allah Dino Khowaja to provide security to the family of deceased Tania while personally  monitor investigations into the case.

Deputy Inspector General Hyderabad Khadim Hussain Rind, other police officials and family members of the deceased teenage girl appeared before the court.

On the onset of Suo Moto proceedings of Tania Murder Case here at Sindh High Court, DIG Hyderabad submitted that killers of Tania have been arrested and physical remand of seven days has been obtained from anti terrorism court in Hyderabad. He further submitted that facilitators of the culprits will also be arrested soon.

Chief Justice directed police to provide complete security to the family of deceased Tania and submit a report on September 29. The SHC chief justice directed IGP Khawaja to personally monitor investigations into the murder case.

The SHC, which had taken notice of the murder, issued instructions to Khawaja after Senior Superintendent of Police Jamshoro Irfan Bahadur submitted a report before the court.

“Police have arrested two nominated accused involved in Tania Khaskhely murder case,” announced Deputy Inspector General of Police Hyderabad, Khadim Hussain Rind during news conference at his office on Monday, adding prime suspect was one of them.

“We have arrested Khan Nohani alias Khano and Moula Bux alias Mullo from the Darejo area of Balochistan after encounter,” DIG Hyderabad told reporters.

He said police have also recovered weapon from the accused. Rind further told that the accused have admitted to killing of Tania Khaskhely.

Meantime, police have registered FIR No, 18/2017 Under section 302,34, P.P.C 6/7 ATA against Khan Muhammad Nohani and Moalla Bux on the complaint of Tania father Ghulam Qadar Khaskhely.

DIG said that Chief Minister of Sindh and I.G Sindh had taken serious notice of Tania Murder.

Last Saturday an influential feudal lord associated with Pakistan People Party in the constituency of CM Sindh had along with his armed associates, had barged into the Tania’s house and shot her dead.

According to Tania Parents Khan had been pressing them to marry Tania to him, but they rejected the proposal. They alleged that Khan had twice tried to kidnap the girl in the recent past.

On Saturday evening, they said, Khan, along with Maula Bukhsh Noohani and an unknown person, barged into their house and attempted to intimidate them with their weapons. They alleged that the armed men tried to take the girl away, but on strong resistance put up by the family; Khan got furious and shot dead Tania.