Shahzad Town Police tops crime rate list
ISLAMABAD: All the five police stations – Shahzad Town, Nilore, Koral, Sabzi Mandi and Golra Police Stations – are notorious for supporting ‘financers’ but the former is on the top of list in this connection, said the sources. They said the Shazad Town Police recovered 140 kg explosive material from Amti Bibi, resident of Gujar Khan, in early 2010 and lodged a FIR reporting that she was taking it to prepare firework goods and then she was released. They arrested her again 10 months later with 130 kg explosives and declared her a terrorist and she is still languishing in prison.
Former Interior Minister Wasim Shahzad had once suspended all the police personnel of the police station including the then SHO Inspector Arif Shah for allegedly raping girls in the station.
A youth – Ibrar – was kidnapped from Pirwadai and reportedly murdered in the limits of Golra Police Station, where Inspector Mehboob Ahmed is the SHO, fortnight back. His dead body was found in a water tank. Later, the SSP Tahir Alam Khan issued show cause notices to four police officers and also suspended one of them for negligence.
A bank was recently robbed in the limits of Sabzi Mandi Police Station, where Inspector Tahir Mehmood is the SHO, but no one was arrested in this connection. Besides, two traders of a fruit and vegetable market were murdered while four were robbed in last six months. Traders protested against the police alleging that they were involved in the robberies.
Crimes are said to have strangely increased in Nilor area, after the Nilor Police Station, where Fazalur Rehman is the SHO at present, was set up. A 15-year-old boy was murdered in the limits of police station but police failed to arrest any person in this connection.
Koral Police Station, Sajad Bukhari is the SHO, is one of the notorious police stations as former SHO Abdul Razzaq was removed from his office and a FIR was registered against him along with four other officials for reportedly detaining some persons in a private torture cell. The police had received Rs 200,000 from the detained persons and had been demanding Rs 300,000 more, but their relatives informed the Interior Minister Rehman Malik about it who took action and recovered the persons from the torture cell.