Karachi: Dacoit escapes from police custody
KARACHI: A wanted dacoit managed to escape from the custody of the investigation staff of the Aziz Bhatti police station. Operational staff have registered a case against the Investigation Officer (IO) and put him behind bars. Aziz Bhatti police said that a few days ago, a police party had arrested a dacoit after an encounter. The dacoit was identified as Tariq Khalid, and a pistol and looted property were recovered from his possession. The police had lodged an FIR and handed him over to the investigation police.
Police Constable (PC) Mohammed Anwer of the Aziz Bhatti Operations Branch was on Sanitary Duty, when Investigation Officer (IO) ASI Umer Deen asked PC Anwer to open up the lock-up and took custody of accused Tariq Khalid.
According to ASI Deen, Khalid was not well. He had opened the cell and was taking Khalid towards the investigation room, when the accused dodged ASI Deen and managed to escape by jumping out of the window of the bachelor barrack of the police station.
The Aziz Bhatti operational police have lodged a case against ASI Deen for showing negligence in his duty and put him behind bars.