Peshawar: 26 cops sent to police lines for taking bribe
PESHAWAR, June 27: Some 26 policemen were transferred to police lines from the driving licence branch under complaints of taking bribes here on Monday.
According to a statement, the action was taken after thorough investigations by the SSP traffic, Mian Saeed Ahmad.
It stated that the action was taken to ensure transparency in issuance of licences to the applicants. Mr Ahmad said that several other officials, who had been in the traffic for many years, would also be transferred.
A desk has been set up at the traffic headquarters and people have been asked to submit written complaints in case they faced a corrupt official.
The SSP also said that being their duty they would remove all the encroachments in the Peshawar district to ensure smooth traffic flow. He asked the business community to extend cooperation to the police in this regard.