Rawalpindi: CPO suspends 15 police officials for negligence
RAWALPINDI: City Police Officer (CPO) Rao Muhammad Iqbal on Tuesday suspended 15 police officials of Sadiqabad police station for negligence in the performance of duty and ordered seizure of two-year service of the station house officer (SHO).
According to a handout, the CPO along with Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Yasin Farooq conducted unannounced visits of Pirwadhai and Sadiqabad police stations and took strict notice of irregularities committed by the police officials. Names of the suspended police officials are: Ibrar Ahmad, Muhammad Jamil, Imran Khalid, Khurram Jamil, Abrar Hussain, Mujahid Hussain, Imran Hussain, Asadullah, Waqar Ahmad, Muhammad Sohail, Muhammad Kamran, Muhammad Imran, Yasir Hakan, Shahbaz Anjum and Muhammad Ikram. The CPO did not take action against any Pirwadhai police station official, as all of them were present and they also presented record to the CPO.
Notices served on SSP, DSP: Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Iqbal Malik on Tuesday served notices on Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Saddar, and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Cantonment, seeking their comments in a petition filed by Nageen Akhtar under Section 22–A of Criminal Procedure Code. The petitioner claimed that she along with her children went to their village on June 8, but when they returned the next day, they found lock of the house was broken. She claimed that everything including deep freezer, television, jewellery and mobile sets were missing from the house. She alleged that Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Meharban of Westridge police station along with his colleagues had entered her house illegally and taken away everything at the behest of Station House Officer (SHO). Akhtar informed the court that she had submitted an application (1256 CCI) on June 12 in the office of SSP, Saddar, for the registration of a first information report (FIR) against SHO Westridge police station, ASI Meharban and others, but the application was forwarded to DSP Cantonment. She claimed the concerned police officials were deliberately delaying registration of the case. The court served notices on the SSP Saddar and the DSP Cantt directing them to submit their comments on June 23.