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Islamabad Youth Killed By Police Used To Drive Cab To Make Ends Meet

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Five personnel of Five Counter-Terrorism Force have been arrested for opening fire on a vehicle, leaving 21-year-old Usama Satti dead in the federal capital.

According to the report, contrary to the statement of the police personnel, it was revealed that shots were not fired on the tyres and five out of the total 17 shots were fired from the front of the car which led to death of the youth.

The slain man was a student of intermediate and used to drive car as a cab to make ends meet.

Meanwhile, according to Police sources, five Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) officials were arrested and shifted to Ramna police station of the federal capital over allegedly opening fire on a vehicle.

A firing incident was reported in Islamabad’s G-10 where the security officials shot multiple fires on a ‘suspicious’ vehicle after allegedly trying to stop the driver many times.

Police told media that the officials followed a suspicious ‘vehicle with tinted glasses and tried to stop it many times’.

They claimed that the department received a complaint on Friday night for a robbery bid in Shams Colony by some dacoits in a car. The vehicle was followed by CTF officials who were on patrolling duty in the area, police added.

However, after many failed attempts to stop the car, the personnel shot fires on the tyre but unfortunately, the driver received two bullets to
his body which later led to his death.

The body was shifted to the hospital where his post-mortem was conducted.

Sources of PIMS Hospital said that the deceased youth is identified as 21-year-old Usama Satti. A senior medico-legal officer (MLO) conducted the post-mortem of the victim.

According to initial post-mortem report which was handed over to police, Usama Satti received six bullets to different parts of the body including head, left arm and four bullets on the waist, sources added.

Police said that a case will be registered over the complaint from the victim’s family.

On the other hand, the victim’s father claimed that 16 to 17 bullet marks are present on the car’s body but not a single bullet was shot on the tyres.

Following the incident, Inspector General (IG) Islamabad police ordered a thorough probe into the firing case and constituted an investigation team headed by deputy inspector general (DIG).


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