Negligent Policemen In Mashal Khan Murder Case To Be Punished: IGP


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General Police (IGP) Salahuddin Mehsud has said three absconders in Mashal Khan murder case will be arrested soon.

Talking to media persons after addressing a meeting of police officers and members of reconciliatory committees of four districts of Mardan Region on Wednesday, the police chief said policemen are also under investigation in Mashal Khan murder case. He said no concession will be made with any policeman if negligence was proved.

The IGP said violent activities have reduced by 83 percent in KP for which police deserves credit and appreciation. He said the provincial government has approved a package for security of China Pakistan Economic Corridor for which 2,500 more policemen will be appointed during the next six months.

“Full security will be provided to national and foreign investors and workers of CPEC in KP. Police will soon initiate new appointments for security of CPEC projects,” the police chief said.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Mardan Muhammad Alam Shinwari, Mardan Commissioner Dr Imran Hamid, Provincial Education Minister Muhammad Atif Khan, Excise and Taxation Minister Jamsheduddin Kakakhel, Members National Assembly Maulana Gohar Shah and Mujahid Khan and military officers attended the meeting.