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24-10-2017

IGP KP Mr. Salahuddin Khan Mehsood, awarded Swat Police.
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan awarded Swat Police officers and jawans on excellent performance of arresting dacoity gang committing crime in security forces uniform in a ceremony held at CPO Peshawar today.

According to details a few days ago 5 dacoits duly armed and wearing uniform of security forces had looted 6 houses in a village Bala Sur distt Swat and told the inmates that they were from security forces and came to arrest terrorists and collected household item including jewellery, mobile phones, and cash money. They were further told that these item will be returned to them later on. A police team was constituted to solve this case. The team by demonstrating extreme professionalism and scientific investigation traced the car in Shangla used in the incident and arrested all five dacoits involved in the case. The Police team recovered 21 tola gold, Rs 80 thousands, two mobile phone sets, one pistol, property documents and uniform used in the incident. The arrested gang also confessed the offence before the police and media. Similarly in another case Rahim Abad police station had found a dead body folded in a sack from a well. During the course of investigation the police team very intelligently traced the blind murder case through some marks and mobile number on the inside of the sack and arrested the real accused who later on confessed his crime in the court. Addressing on the occasion the IGP Salahuddin Khan appreciated the scientific investigation and professional acumen of the Swat police in both cases. The IGP directed the awardees to accept every case as a challenge and put their best for working out the case and they will definitely succeed by achieving the set targets. The IGP awarded SDPO Matta Muhammad Akbar Shinwari, SHO Shaheen Shah and Investigation officer Afzal Khan (on working out dacoity case) and SDPO city circle Habibullah Khan, SHO PS Rahim Abad Muhammad Iqbal and Investigation Officer Bahadar Khan (who traced the blind murder case) with cash prizes and commendation certificates.

PSO to IGP Captain (R) Mansoor Aman was also present on this occasion.