Lahore, November 13, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inspector General of Police Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan has taken notice of the incident in which a man was shot dead by the personnel for not stopping vehicle at a check post in Kasur. RPO Sheikhupura has been directed to submit report of incident within 48 hours.
IG Punjab has directed RPO Sheikhupura to complete the inquiry into the incident as soon as possible and take strict legal and departmental action against responsible without any delay. On the orders of IG Punjab, all involved officials have been arrested after lodging a case and provision of justice to the affected families is being ensured on priority basis.
Furthermore, IG Punjab also took notice of death of an accused while taking him to the police station after arrest in Dera Ghazi Khan. RPO DG Khan has been directed to inquire into matter and submit report. Rao Sardar Ali Khan ordered to conduct an inquiry after suspension of SHO Kot Chhatta police station and officials involved in the incident.
He further directed for immediate post mortem of deceased and RPO DG Khan should review all aspects of the incident and submit the report. IG Punjab, while instructing said that torture or killing of accused under detention is not acceptable in any case and there should be no delay in taking action against officials responsible for such incidents. Rao Sardar Ali Khan directed RPO DG Khan for redressal of affected families and no effort should be spared in providing justice to them.
For more information, contact:
Punjab Police Computer Bureau,
5th Floor, Central Police Office (CPO),
Tel: +92-42-99213019, +92-42-99213013