Karachi, Jan 25 (AP) Thousands of Pakistanis are rallying in the port city of Karachi to demand the arrest of a police commander charged with killing a 27-year-old aspiring model. Also Read - US Welcomes Steps Taken To Return J&K To Full Economic And Political Normalcy

Rao Anwar went into hiding after he and other officers killed Naqeeb Ullah earlier this month and then tried to cover it up, saying that Ullah was a Taliban militant killed in a shootout. Also Read - Pakistan Likely to Tie up With Turkey in Manufacturing Missiles, Fighter Jets: Report

An investigation later found that Ullah had no ties to the militants. The motive for the Jan 13 killing remains unclear. Also Read - IndiGo Flight Diverted to Karachi Due to Medical Emergency, Passenger Declared Dead on Arrival

Today, some 3,000 protesters from Ullah’s tribe vowed to continue their sit-in until Anwar is arrested. Anwar has been relieved of duty and barred from leaving Pakistan. Police have carried out several raids while looking for him. (AP) NSA

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