8 cops suspended over corruption charges

By Uzma Zafar

ISLAMABAD: DIG Operations Waqar-ud-din Syed suspended eight policemen over charges of corruption, here this Saturday.
According to details, 8 cops were suspended by the DIG Operations Waqar-ud-din Syed, here this Saturday. The suspended cops include 6 ASIs, one head constable and a constable. The complaints regarding corruption were received against these policemen and inquiry into complaints has been marked to SPs of their respective areas. The SPs would submit inquiry report within 48 hours following which further action would be initiated against them.
DIG Operations Waqar-ud-din Syed said that a policy of zero tolerance against corruption is pursued in Islamabad Police as this menace seriously undermines the country. Islamabad Police, following directions of IGP Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar, have started an accountability system to monitor performance of the police officials and disciplinary action is taken against those involved in dereliction of duties, negligence, poor investigation, absence and involvement in corruption.
DIG Operations further stated that accountability system helps in improving the performance of any department and working of the staff can be easily judged through it. He said that such accountability system would continue in future and those performing well would be encouraged.