A National Accountability Team (NAB) conducted several raids in order to arrest an alleged land grabber in Sukkur on Sunday.
Reportedly, a NAB team raided the residence of Rao Shakir but he managed to escape and the team remained unsuccessful.
Sukkur Mehrab Khan Khoso, a lawyer by profession, said that NAB raided Rao Shakir’s house because he occupied the lands of poor people by colluding with corrupt revenue officials and local administration.
Meanwhile, several members of Jatoi community on Saturday continued their protest and hunger strike for the 101 consecutive day on Sunday in front of the Sukkur press club over non-arrest of suspected killers and land grabbers.
The angry protesters including Dilmrad Jatoi, Edan Jatoi, Yasin jatoi, HamadullahJatoi and Allah Dino Jatoi told newsman that renowned land grabber builder Rao Shakir and his accomplices notorious criminals including MeharJatoi, Panah Lalabo, Ghaffar, Rajpute, Essa Malik, Ayoob Seelro and others occupied their land with the help of revenue officials and Airport police. They further alleged that many times assailants had attacked their homes, and recently one young member of their community was killed and six people were injured in an attack.
They claimed that despite of an FIR (First Information Report) and arrest warrant issued by Sukkur Court against Rao Shakir and other, police had not taken any action against him. The victim’s family members told newsman that Sukkur police was providng protocol to killers and pressurizing to hold talks (Jirga) with killers or withdraw from case.
They appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar and Chief of Army Staff (CAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa to take notice of the matter, deliver justice according to the Constitution of Pakistan.