Peshawar Zalmi owner announces financial assistance for Naqeeb Mehsud’s family, expenses of sit-in

Peshawar Zalmi owner announces financial assistance for Naqeeb Mehsud’s family, expenses of sit-in

Islamabad (Staff Report): Javed Afridi, the owner of Peshawar Zalmi franchise of Pakistan Super League (PSL), has announced Rs 0.5 million assistance for the family of Naqeebullah Mehsud who was killed in a fake police encounter in Karachi last month.

Afridi made this announcement during his visit to the protest camp against the murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud by Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement in front of the National Press Club in Islamabad.

He expressed sympathy with the family of Naqeeb and demanded the government to provide justice to the family. He also announced Rs 500,000 for expenses of the ongoing sit-in, demanded the government must award death sentence to former SSP Malir Rao Anwar, who is involved in the fake encounter of Naqeeb , and set free the innocent Pakhtuns who are missing since long.