Islamabad: 3 impersonators arrested
ISLAMABAD: Three persons, impersonating officials of Punjab Police, were arrested and sent to jail.
Sub-Inspector Muneer Ahmed intercepted a car bearing registration number plate of Lahore Excise and Taxation Department with Police revolving light mounted on its roof.
When he sought identification of its occupants, they introduced themselves as officials of Punjab Police. However he insisted on showing their identification cards, but the car occupants came up with an excuse that they had forgotten them in Lahore. When they realised that their excuse was falling on deaf ears, they started quarrelling. The policemen there overpowered them and shifted them to Koral Police Station.
During interrogation the occupants disclosed that they were natives of Lahore and the police revolving light on their vehicle belonged to a relative, an inspector who was deployed at the Dryport Mughalpura.
They claimed that the inspector had forgotten the light in their vehicle, the police said, adding that when the inspector was contacted he confirmed that the three were his relatives.
A case was registered against the accused, who were produced in the court after which sent to Adiala Jail on 14 days judicial remand.