An anti-terrorism court has sentenced Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Tariq to death for killing a young man in a fake police encounter in Shah Faisal area of Karachi.
The Karachi Anti-Terrorism Court has ordered the convict to pay Rs 2 lac as compensation to the family of the slain young man.
The court acquitted other accused Abdul Waheed, Shaukat Ali and Akbar Khan involved in the incident.
It may be recalled that on January 20, 2018, the accused ASI along with other accomplices opened fire on a rickshaw in Shah Faisal Colony area of Karachi, killing Maqsood and injuring his friend. Police described the incident as a robbery.