Multan: Cops robbed of valuables, lose jobs
MULTAN: Dacoits took away rifles, mobile phones and cash from Jandeli post of Mian Channu Saddar Police Station in Khanewal District in wee hours of Wednesday.
Regional Police Officer (RPO) Arif Ikram said about 10 dacoits came to the post at 2am. They tied five policemen with ropes while in-charge sub-inspector Hamid and two staffers were on patrol duty.
He said the dacoits thrashed the staff and detained them at a room.
He said the dacoits made off with two rifles, four mobile phones and about Rs10,000 cash.
He said teams had been constituted to arrest the dacoits. He said the incident could be a result of revenge.
The RPO said he had suspended all the staff of the police post.
The police staff have been identified as ASI Riaz Ahmed Kamboh, head constable Ashiq Husain, constables Wasim Ahmed, Farooq Ahmed and an unidentified volunteer (razakar).