Rawalpindi -- City Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Ahsan Younas has suspended as many as four station house officers on charges of negligence and inefficiency while discharging official duties, informed sources on Tuesday.
The police officers who have been shown the door by the CPO identified as SHO Police Station (PS) Saddar Bairooni Inspector Tariq Mehmood, SHO PS Westridge Sub Inspector (SI) Tehzeeb Ul Hassan, SHO PS RA Bazaar SI Yasir Mehmood and SHO PS Banni SI Sajid Mehmood, they added.
The CPO has also issued orders for transfers and postings of four police officers. According to sources, CPO appointed SI Asif Sahhad as SHO PS RA Bazaar while SI Fazal-e-Akbar posted as SHO PS Banni. Similarly, SI Waqas Safeer has been appointed as SHO PS Westridge and Raja Nadim was posted as SHO PS Saddar Bairooni by the CPO. A notification in this regard has also been issued by the city police chief, they said.
Meanwhile, CPO Muhammad Ahsan Younas, in a statement issued here, said solving the issues of citizens is the prime responsibility of the police and no negligence would be tolerated in this regard. He said SHOs were suspended because they had not taken action on the complaints of citizens forwarded to them by the CPO Office Complaint Cell. Separately, unknown culprits opened firing on a police party during a raid at Kotli Sattian injuring a police constable namely Nabeel Ahmed, informed sources. The injured cop was moved to Benazir Bhutto Hospital for medical treatment. According to sources, a police party of PS Kotli Sattian carried out a raid on a hiding place of criminals when the criminals opened firing on police party. Constable Nabeel Ahmed sustained a bullet injury in the leg and was rushed to the hospital for medical treatment. The criminals managed to escape from the scene, they said.
Drive against illegal parking
lots kicks off
The city traffic police have launched a special drive against illegal parking lots situated on Rashid Minhas Road here on Tuesday.
The special drive has been started by the CTP following the directions of Chief Traffic Officer (CTO)/SSP Muhammad Bin Ashraf in order to remove the illegal parking lots and to ease the traffic flow, according to a spokesman of police. The team which launched operation against illegal parking included DSP, Inspector Lifter, Beat Incharges and other officers.
Dozens of vehicles and motorcycles that were parked wrongly along the road were lifted by CTP with help of lifters besides...