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18-02-2016

Mansehra Police Awarded
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani awarded Mansehra police on arresting dacoit gang committing crime in police Elite force commandos uniform in a ceremony held at CPO Peshawar today.

According to details a few days ago 6 unknown dacoit duly armed and wearing uniforms of Elite force entered into the house of one Badri Zaman R/o chakkad payan and threatened they were from commandos force and came to arrest them. The dacoit manhandled the whole family members and snatched huge amount of money, jewellery and other precious household items. A police team was constituted to solve the blind mystery of dacoity. The team by demonstrating extreme professionalism and scientific investigation traced and arrested the culprits within 7 hours and recovered 2 Kalashnikovs, 2 pistols, one rifle 7mm and more than 500 cartridges, looted money and 2 pair of uniform of Elite force. The arrested accused included Ghulam Murtaza, lal Khan, Momin Khan, Waqas, Imran and Tariq. It is pertinent to mention that said dacoit gangs had committed various crime in law enforcing agencies uniform (LEAS). This action of the police has created a sense of security amongst the local public and deterrence of the criminals. The accused gang also confessed the offence before the police and media. Addressing on the occasion the IGP appreciated the outstanding performance of the police and directed them to ensure much needed safety to the lives and property of the general public by foiling ill designs of the culprits well in time. The IGP awarded SDPO Oghi Zulfiqar Jadoon, SHO Oghi Inspector Javed and constables Nasir Mehmood and Riasat with cash prizes and commendation certificates.

Principal Staff Officer to IGP Muhammad Afzal was also present on this occasion.