Four policemen dismissed for harassing couple at Karachi's Sea View

Police say three policemen have been found directly involved in the incident


Our Correspondent March 12, 2019
Police say three policemen have been found directly involved in the incident. PHOTO: EXPRESS

KARACHI:

Police on Tuesday dismissed four policemen from service for harassing and manhandling a couple at Sea View, Karachi two days earlier.

Out of the four policemen, three have been arrested while one of them is still at large.

Giving more details, SSP South Pir Mohammed Shah and SP Suhai Aziz, in a press conference, told the media representatives that the incident happened on the morning of March 10.

“Three policemen have been found directly involved in the incident. Few policemen bring a bad name to the entire force,” the police officials stressed in the press conference.

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The arrests took place after a video went viral on the social media in which a policeman could be seen manhandling a woman and trying to snatch a cell phone from the man who was recording the video.

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According to the police officials, ASI Zulfiqar Ali came to sea view while abandoning his duty.

After the video surfaced on the social and mainstream media, the ASI and policemen Ahmed Khan, Qurban and Zahid were dismissed from service.

SSP South Shah and SP Aziz also assured that strict action would be taken against the accused involved in the case.

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