Islamabad: Constable arrested
ISLAMABAD: A constable was arrested for snatching cash from a citizen at Islamabad Highway security checkpoint, police said on Monday. Raja Fazal, a resident of Kharian, in his complaint to the Industrial Area police said that he came to Islamabad on Thursday and was intercepted at the checkpoint, set up at the Islamabad Highway near Faizabad. During his physical search a constable picked Rs10,000 from his pocket.
According to sources, he resisted but could not succeed in getting back his money. Later he approached the Sub–Divisional Police Officer of Industrial Area and lodged the complaint.
In response the police officer ordered inquiry, which alerted the constable who late at night called the victim and delivered the amount at a designated point, the police said.
However, the constable was arrested later and detained in the police station.