Swabi: 3 Punjab police cops remanded in murder case
SWABI: A court of judicial magistrate here on Friday remanded a sub-inspector and two constables of Punjab police into police custody for allegedly killing the son of a police inspector in Chota Lahore a day before.
Dawood Khan, the inspector, registered an FIR at Chota Lahor city police station that he found his son, Safdar Khan, in a pool of blood in the factory area near Peshawar-Islamabad Motorway, while his nephew Muzamil Khan was missing.
The same day (Thursday) there were reports that officials of Punjab police had conducted a raid without informing the Swabi district police. The Chota Lahor police arrested plain-clothed sub-inspector Asif Ali and constables Mohammad Sajjad and Mohammad Irfan in the case.
The accused told the police that Safdar Khan was wanted to the Punjab police in various cases. However, Mr Dawood said that no case was registered against his son in Punjab or elsewhere in the country. He also identified the accused and nominated them in the case of his son`s killing.
The police have registered an FIR against the three officials under Section 302 and 34 and have recovered a Kalashnikov and pistol from their custody. Judicial magistrate Asim Khan gave the accused officials into police custody on three-day remand.