Six police officials suspended over misconduct

Face inquiry on charges bribery, torturing a citizen

Our Correspondent April 17, 2024
Dolphin Force. PHOTO: FACEBOOK


Six officials, including two Elite and four Dolphin employees, were suspended as part of an inquiry on the charges bribery and torture of a citizen.

Complainant, Maqbool Ahmad, stated that going to Jhumra along with his friends, Rana Asif Irfan Jappa, Irfan Bajwa and Shehryar, when police officials intercepted them for a routine search.

He claimed that despite having an arms license, the police detained the group and took a bribe of Rs200,000 for their release. The news of the bribe went viral on social media, leading to the suspension of elite officials, Hawaldar Waqar and Constable Driver Liaqat. SP Medina Town was appointed as the Inquiry Officer.

Meanwhile, In the Samanabad area, employees of the Dolphin force, Hawaldar Muhammad Adnan Khan, Hawaldar Ghazi Muhammad Irfan, Constable Umar Farooq and Constable Noman Ali, reportedly tortured a citizen.

On receiving their complaint, SSP Operation suspended the m officials and appointed the DSP Headquarters as the Inquiry Officer. 

Published in The Express Tribune, April 17th, 2024.


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