Dadu: 11 policemen suspended, 5 locked up
DADU: Eleven police officials have been suspended on public complaint, and five others sent to lock-up in Police Lines Dadu on corruption charges by DPO Manzoor Hussain Khatiyan, on Saturday. The DPO also sent a report to President National Bank to take action against bank officials involved in taking bribe from police officials on ‘advance salary loan’.
Abdul Rasool Babbar, resident of Khairpur Nathan Shah Town lodged a complaint with Regional Director, Provincial Ombudsman Dadu, Saeed Ahmed Mubejo, stating that he was going home on his motorcycle when head constable Azam Chandio, constable Khalid Siyal and four others of Khairpur Nathan Shah police stopped him to check documents of motorcycle he was riding on. Policemen detained him on refusal to pay them Rs2,000 in bribe, and released him after 12 hours on securing Rs4,000.
Sikandar Ali, a milk seller and resident of Khairpur Nathan Shah Town lodged a complaint with Regional Director of Ombudsman that constable Sikandar Gadhi, constables Ghulamuddin Khoso, Haji Khan Khoso and Ahmed Bux Khoso detained him on refusal to provide them with milk and released him on payment of Rs2,000. Regional Director of Sindh Ombudsman Dadu, Saeed Ahmed Mubejo directed the DPO Dadu to take action against police officials after which the DPO suspended all the accused and asked them to report at Police Lines Dadu.
Meanwhile, DPO Dadu also suspended head constable Ashique Hussain, Incharge security staff of National Bank Dadu and four other policemen and sent them to police lines lock-up on charges of receiving bribe from loan seekers of Police Department.
DPO Manzoor Hussain Khatian told Dawn that the police officials performing duties as security guards at National Bank Dadu, were receiving Rs5,000 from every police official for advance salary loan allegedly with the connivance of bank staff.
He said that he had suspended the police officials and sent them to lock-up. He said that he had also asked the bank manager to take action against the bank staff allegedly involved in corruption and receiving bribe from police.
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