Lahore, 8th January: Five policemen involved in the murder of 22-year-old Osama Satti have been sacked from their jobs.
Baaghi TV: The five policemen arrested over their involvement in the murder of Osama Satti in an alleged staged shootout were terminated from service on Friday.
According to sources, the police personnel were sacked for misconduct and found guilty. Notification of dismissal of the personnel has been issued. The cops, identified as sub-inspector Iftikhar Ahmed and constables Muhammad Mustafa, Shakeel Ahmed, Mudassar Mukhtiar, and Saeed, are currently in police custody on physical remand.
As per reports from ARY News, a dismissal letter issued to one of the personnel stated, “Keeping in view of the whole episode and his unprofessional approach towards official duties which has resulted in such unpleasant incident, the undersigned reached to the conclusion that his attitude towards official tasks is unbecoming and his further retention in the disciplined force like Islamabad Police is not justified.”
It further stated, “Therefore, finding him guilty of gross misconduct, he is awarded a major punishment of ‘Dismissal from service’ as provided under Punjab Police (E & D) Rules, 1975 duly adopted by ICT Police.”
It may be remembered that Osama Nadeem Satti, a student, was shot dead by the Counter-Terrorism Department of Islamabad Police at night. The father of the deceased had lodged a complaint at the Ramna Police Station.