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Three cops sacked for harassing, manhandling couple at Karachi’s Sea View | Pakistan

KARACHI: Three cops had been sacked on Tuesday for harassing and manhandling a married couple at Karachi’s Sea View.

A notification said that inspectors Ahmed Khan, Qurban Ali and Zahid Ali have been sacked for misbehaving with the couple and demanding extortion cash from them. Officers had earlier stated that ASI Zulfiqar, inspectors Ahmed Khan and Qurban had been arrested whereas Zahid had fled.

In a video which has gone viral, the 4 cops — three of whom had been in plain garments — could possibly be seen harassing the couple regardless of the Karachi police chief’s earlier order towards asking {couples} for proof of marriage. The footage exhibits the cops manhandling the couple after a citizen tries to make a video of them being harassed by the cops. The person may be heard screaming that they’re husband and spouse however to no avail.

ASI Zulfiqar, inspectors Ahmed Khan, Qurban Ali and Zahid Ali had been recognized because the policemen who harassed the couple.

Chatting with the media, SSP South Pir Muhammad Shah stated, “Some policemen harassed the couple at Sea View and tried to ask them for extortion cash.”

“ASI Zulfiqar was earlier deployed at Boat Basin Police Station and went to Sea View with inspectors Ahmed Khan, Qurban and Zahid,” the SSP South added. “ASI Zulfiqar, Ahmed Khan and Qurban have been arrested,” he additional shared. 

“Qurban was not concerned within the incident however was a part of the gang. Inspector Zahid has fled and we’re trying to find him,” Pir Muhammad Shah stated. “We’ll attempt that the complainants lodge a FIR so strict motion may be taken.”

Earlier, Extra Inspector Normal (IG) of Police Dr Amir Sheikh took discover of the incident after the video went viral. The 4 cops had been taken into custody and suspended, the Karachi police chief stated. “The 4 cops can be sacked,” he added. 

Final yr in October, the Karachi police chief had warned that strict motion can be taken towards officers who harass younger {couples} and ask them for marriage certificates. In a letter written to the deputy inspector-generals (DIGs) of the three zones in Karachi, Dr Sheikh had known as for instant motion towards such law enforcement officials.

The letter additional warned that complaints concerning law enforcement officials asking for proof of marriage particularly from females shouldn’t be heard once more. Dr Sheikh had added that strict motion can be taken towards these law enforcement officials deployed on the seaside and different locations.


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