Five police officials including two SHOs suspended
ISLAMABAD: Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed on Monday suspended five police officials including heads of two police stations over dereliction of duties and involvement in corruption.
The inquiry has been marked to the Senior Superintendent of Police (CTD) after suspension of these police officials with directions to submit report within a week, a police spokesman said. The suspended police officials include Station House Officer (SHO) of Koral police station Syed Ishtiaq Hussain Shah, SHO Nilore police station Sub-Inspector Muhammad Hanif, OSI Operations Division Sub-Inspector Muhammad Asif, Head Constable and Assistant to OSI Muhammad Yameen and Constable Muhammad Asad serving at Sabzi Mandi police station.
Meanwhile, DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed also issued orders of reshuffling of SHOs of various police stations. As per order, SHO Sihala police station Inspector Asjad Mehmud has been appointed as SHO Koral, SHO Shalimar Inspector Malik Bashir as SHO Sihala, Inspector Sattar Baig as SHO Nilore, while Sub-Inspector Salman Shah serving at CIA has been appointed as SHO Shalimar police station.
DIG (Operations) Waqar Uddin Syed said that a policy of zero tolerance against corruption is pursued in Islamabad Police. An accountability system has been introduced to monitor performance of the police officials, he said adding that disciplinary action is being ensured against those involved in dereliction of duties, negligence, poor investigation, absence and involvement in corruption. – APP