RAWALPINDI: The City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi on Thursday has taken notice of death of the citizen, under the alleged torture of the Police in the area of Police Station Gujjar Khan and has suspended 11 Policemen including the concerned SHO of PS Gujjar Khan as well.
According to the police Spokesperson, the CPO has directed the concerned Police Officers to investigate this case on merit in the persuasion of the principle which entails that, “the law is equal for everyone”.
The CPO called the concerned Police Officers at his camp office and asked for a progress report and latest updates regarding the case.
After the initial inquiry, the CPO Rawalpindi Mohammad Faisal Rana has suspended the SHO PS Gujjar Khan Mohammad Ilyas, Sub Inspector Hasnain, ASI Mohammad Jehangir, ASI Mohammad Aslam, Head Constable Zameer Hussain, Constable Mukhtar Hussain, Faizan Zaheer, Hanan Safeer, Mohammad Shoaib and Mohammad Ali, in addition to closing the aforementioned Police Personnel to the Police Lines Rawalpindi with an immediate effect.
The CPO, while directing the SP Saddar Division Rai Mazhar Iqbal said that, according to the vision of the Chief Minister Punjab and the directions of the IGP Punjab; police has to investigate this case filed against the Policemen while following the formula which highlights that “the law is equal for everyone”, it is so because the law is the strongest and the most powerful of all, no one is above the law in any case and at any cost, the CPO added.
He said that he is self-monitoring the investigation of this case while the SSP Investigation would oversee the investigative process by himself.
The CPO Rawalpindi expressed his overt and lucid resolve that; neither any innocent person will be challaned in the said case nor any guilty will be able to escape the legitimate and appropriate punishment as per the due course of the law.
The CPO Rawalpindi ordered for him to be kept informed regarding the updates of this case, on a daily basis as a matter of top priority.