Karachi: Non-bailable warrants out against 2 cops in graft case
KARACHI: As reported by the Dawn News on Monday, an anti-terrorism court on Saturday issued non-bailable warrants for the arrest of two absconding police officers in two separate graft cases. Inspector Bashir Ahmed posted at the criminalistic (forensic) division and senior investigation officer of the Gizri police station sub-inspector Munir Chandio were shown as the absconding accused in the interim charge-sheets submitted by an investigation officer against Sub-inspector Qalandar Bakhsh posted at the criminalistic division and assistant sub-inspector Adnan Ahmed of the Gizri police station. A raiding party of the anti-corruption establishment headed by a judicial magistrate caught both the policemen red-handed while they were taking bribes from complainants in two separate raids on Sept 17 and the tainted money was seized from them. The IO submitted the charge-sheet against Qalandar Bakhsh in which he stated that the raiding party arrested the suspect form Garden when he was taking a Rs70,000 bribe from complainant Mohammad Amjad, who went to the criminalistic section for fingerprints but the suspect demanded the bribe, it added. The IO has shown inspector Bashir of the criminalistic division as absconder and placed seven prosecution witnesses in the charge-sheet. A case (FIR 20/2010) at the anti-corruption establishment Karachi against the police officers was registered under Section 161(public servant taking gratification other than legal remuneration in respect of an official act) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and Section 5 (2) of the Prevention of Anti-corruption Act. In the second charge-sheet submitted against ASI Adnan, the IO said that the suspect was arrested near a petrol station in Defence Housing Authority when he was receiving a Rs20,000 bribe from a complainant. It added that sub-inspector Munir Chandio and ASI Adnan Ahmed of the Gizri police station had allegedly received Rs50,000 from the complainant about the investigation of a case and they demanded Rs20,000 more.
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