PESHAWAR, 18 July: A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) has been suspended from service on charges of having links with anti-social and criminal elements, says a press release issued from the office of Inspector General (IG) of Police here on Monday.
According to IG’s spokesman Riaz Yousafzai, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police chief Nasir Khan Durrani has received large number of complaints against DSP Muhammad Nawaz, who was in charge of the Razakar Force (Volunteer Force) in Peshawar.
The complainants have alleged that the police officer has been patronizing and facilitating criminal elements in the city. An initial inquiry was ordered by the provincial police chief during which the charges were proved against him.
“The officer has been suspended with immediate effect by IG Nasir Durrani and a case has been registered against him to further probe the matter,” the press release informed.