Major overhaul in Kasur local police on the cards, says PM Imran

09:52 AM | 19 Sep, 2019
Major overhaul in Kasur local police on the cards, says PM Imran
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ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan, while referring to the Kasur incident has said that there will be accountability for all and those who do not perform in the interest of the common man will be taken to task.

In a tweet tonight, the premier said that police officials, responsible for negligence in Kasur incident will be held accountable, adding that the Punjab Government has taken action in this regard.

He said District Police Officer Kasur is being removed, SP investigation Kasur has surrendered, charge-sheeted and being proceeded against. The prime minister said that DSP and SHO have also been suspended.

Imran Khan said major overhaul in Kasur local police is also on the cards and a formal probe is ordered under Additional Inspector General of police.

Yesterday (Wednesday), the kidnapping, rape and murder of three minor boys triggered protests across the city where scores of protestors pelted stones at the Chunian City Police Station in Kasur.

The enraged protesters chanted full-throat slogans against the Chunian police, for their failure to recover the missing minors and curb the incidents of kidnappings. The traders and businessmen of the region have called for a complete shutter-down strike and traffic on the main highway remained suspended for several as the family members and protestors burnt tires on the roads.

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The furious protestors said that the strike and protest would continue till the arrest of the culprits involved in the heinous crime.

On the other hand, an autopsy report of eight-year-old Faizan has confirmed torture and rape before the boy was strangled to death.

The police have also found remains of three minor boys after being sexually assaulted in Punjab’s Kasur district and send them to a forensic lab for further probe.