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Killing highlights cop ‘fake encounters’ in Pakistan

The suspended Karachi senior superintendent of police (SSP), Rao Anwar, has been on the run since killing 27-year-old Naqeebullah Mehsud on January 13 in what was later revealed as a “fake encounter,” a South Asian term for questionable slayings by police. Last month, the chief justice of Pakistan, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, took suo motu […]