Karachi: SHO suspended, 3 policemen arrested
KARACHI: A policeman was suspended and three others arrested after an alleged suspect escaped from police custody on Sunday. As per details, police had arrested two alleged street criminals, Mustafa Wahab and Ramzan from Shershah locality about a week ago.
Police also recovered the motorcycle snatched from Kalri area of Lyari from their possession. Police officials later sent them to prison, from where officials of the Anti–Car Lifting Cell brought both the suspects for investigation and kept them detained at Aram Bagh police station temporarily. However, one of the suspects Mustafa Wahab managed to escape from the lockup of Aram Bagh police station under mysterious circumstances. Following the incident, Deputy Inspector General of Police (South) Abdul Khalique Shaikh taking notice of the negligence, suspended SHO Qamar Javed Kayani, and arrested duty officer Ameer, Head Muhrir Maqsood and a sepoy Fareed. DIG Shaikh also ordered for an inquiry into the incident. In this regard, inquiry officer SI Mohammad Ansar said that the cases against the arrested policemen were registered for negligence and helping the suspect in fleeing. Meanwhile, further investigations are underway.