IG Punjab orders departmental action against those involved in trespassing, corruption and professional negligence.
In Gujranwala and Okara, cases were registered against four officials including 02 ASIs were arrested.
Actions against corruption, abuse of power and professional negligence shall remain continued under zero tolerance.
On the orders of Inspector General of Police Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan, actions are underway against officers and personnel involved in corruption, abuse of power and professional negligence. In this regard, four personnel including 02 ASIs from Gujranwala and Okara have been arrested after registration of cases. According to the details, on 8.10.21, ASI Mohammad Arshad accompanied by Constable Mohammad Nawaz 1482 / C, Constable Mohammad Akram 437 / C presented accused Kamran under case 688/21 section 325 Police station Sadar Wazeer Abad before court of local magistrate. When ASI Mohammad Arshad was getting photocopies ,the accused escaped after ridding handcuffs. Upon this negligence, case no 691/21 has been registered against three persons and arrested in Sadar Wazeer Abad police station. Similarly, legal action was taken against ASI Noor Samad of Depalpur police station for trespassing. Accused Noor Samad had violated his authority by registering bogus arrival and departure at Ramna police station in Islamabad and conducting an illegal raid. Upon this , DPO Okara , after an inquiry registered a case and arrested him. IGP Punjab directed the Command Officers that corruption, abuse of power and professional negligence are not tolerable under any circumstances whereas competent officers and officials must be encouraged at every level.
(Handout No. 201)
Director Public Relations
Press Release Date:
Saturday, October 9, 2021