No confirmation of missing SP's murder in Afghanistan: KP police chief.

ISLAMABAD -- The federal government and police authorities on Tuesday said they had no confirmation regarding reports of the killing of Superintendent Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar, who went missing from Islamabad last month.

SP Dawar had gone missing from Islamabad on October 27. But speculation over the fate of the missing officer mounted on Tuesday when pictures of a dead body found in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, purportedly that of Dawar, started circulating on social media platforms.

When asked by reporters today, State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi declined to comment over the veracity of the social media reports, saying it was a sensitive matter.

"It is a matter of national security and someone's life, and cannot be discussed on an open forum," Afridi said.

He said the government was seriously pursuing the cases of individuals whose loved ones...

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