Peshawar: Policemen accused of snatching Rs50,000 arrested
PESHAWAR: Two policemen performing duty in a rider squad on the Grand Trunk Road allegedly snatched Rs50,000 and valuables from a gemstones trader at gunpoint late Saturday, a source said. “The two cops have been arrested and an inquiry ordered on complaint of the trader, Liaqat Shah,” said the source.
The complainant told the police that two rider squad officials stopped him near the Bus Stand and said they had been ordered to arrest him and even shoot him if he offered resistance. The complainant said the cops later snatched Rs50,000 and other valuables from him near the Malik Saad Shaheed Flyover. An official said the matter was brought into the notice of the SSP operations and the two cops were sent to the quarter guard and an inquiry ordered against them.