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Quetta cops held for having links with banned outfits: DIG

Quetta Deputy Inspector General (Operations) Fayyaz Ahmed Sumbal on Monday said two cops had been arrested for providing weapons and other support to banned organisations.
Addressing a press conference at the CCPO office, the DIG said that Assistant Sub-inspector (ASI) Yahya and Constable Muhammad Karim were detained in connection with alleged links with the banned religious entities some days back.
“During the interrogation, they confessed to assisting banned outfits in carrying out sectarian attacks,” he said.
He said besides sharing information, the detained policemen also provided weapons and shelter to the members of the banned religious outfits.
When asked about the alleged involvement of police personnel in the easy escape of inmates from Cantt police station on Sunday, the DIG said that a case had been registered against six cops and investigation was underway.
“No one, whether in Police Department or outside will be spared if found guilty in the escape of two prisoners,” he added.
Highlighting police performance in busting gangs of outlaws involved in heinous crimes, he said that during the last couple of months, a number of criminal rings were ruined, besides a special security plan for the provincial capital had helped a lot in maintaining peace in the city.
He noted that the accused allegedly involved in the kidnapping of former advocate general of Balochistan Salahuddin Mengal had been nabbed from Mastung and soon the missing AG would be recovered.



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