MARDAN: The Mardan police suspended five policemen for alleged involvement in corruption and criminal activities. The suspended officials include 2 sub-inspectors, 2 constables and a sweeper.
District Police Officer (DPO), Mardan Sajjad Khan said to media the Inspector General of Police, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has issued clear-cut instructions to all DPOs to investigate and identify corrupt policemen and launch proceedings against them, under relevant laws of the country.
Sajjad Khan said that they have conducted departmental investigation against all the five men and suspended them after collecting proper proofs against them. The DPO announced that KP police will not tolerate any negligence in the performance of duty and corrupt officials in the police force will be taken to justice. The DPO also announced that those policemen who show extra-ordinary efficiency will be awarded certificates to encourage them.
Sajjad added that KP police is a professional force and directed all the police officer to perform their duties with full dedication, according to the rule and regulation of the KP police force.
On April 4, Nowshera police have suspended thirty-one police officials including sub-inspectors for alleged links with criminals and anti-state elements. DPO Nowshera, Mansoor Aman has directed concerned officials for further investigation so that they may not go unpunished. According to police resources, the decision was taken on the recommendation of the internal accountability wing of the police department.
Pakistan Railway demolishes illegal constructions
NOWSHERA: Pakistan railway has demolished ‘illegal construction’ on railway property and demolished several decades old shops and other constructions in Kabul River area, the busiest business centre of the district.
Some 50 shops, constructed on railway property, on Nowshera-Mardan road, were demolished by the officials of Pakistan Railways. The officials said that they have served notices to shopkeepers before launching of the operation but they failed to comply with the order to vacate the Railway property.