- Web Desk
Police officers accused of stealing from Afghan deportees
- Web Desk
- Nov 03, 2023
ISLAMABAD: Serious allegations have surfaced, implicating Islamabad police officers in the theft of personal belongings belonging to Afghan refugees facing deportation.
The refugees claim that their possessions were confiscated and not returned by the accused personnel. Authorities have taken swift action in response to these claims.
A group of Afghan refugees facing deportation has accused officials from the Islamabad police force of theft and mishandling of their belongings.
These allegations include theft by the Station House Officer (SHO) of the Shalimar police station, an Administrative Officer, and an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI).
The refugees maintain that the accused officers did not return their possessions when they were detained for deportation.
To address the gravity of the situation, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) responsible for operations has taken immediate action. The accused officers have been suspended pending a thorough investigation. A police spokesperson has confirmed these developments.
According to the spokesperson, a total of 19 Afghan migrants were transferred from the Shalimar police station to the Torkham border as part of the deportation process.
The ongoing investigation aims to shed light on the allegations and ensure justice for the affected Afghan deportees.