Suspected Convicted of 20 Robberies Escapes Police Custody in Rawalpindi

A suspect involved in 20 robberies escaped the custody of police officers in charge of Adiala Jail.

According to details, the suspect escaped after making the officer-on-duty open his handcuffs. The suspect escaped when he was being taken to a local court from the jail. He had originally been arrested at Subzi Mandi police station and incarcerated.

The Adiala Jail administration contacted the Islamabad Police after the suspect escaped.

Margalla police station registered a case against the concerned police officers and arrested 2 officers who were on duty during the escape of the accused.

In related news, Inspector General Police (IGP) Punjab Aamir Zulfiqar Khan presided over a meeting at the Regional Police Office (RPO)’s office in Rawalpindi on Friday. He directed officers to improve their performance by taking timely action against criminal elements. Supervisory officers who do not control crime will not have the right to stay in their seats, said the IGP.

  • Pakistani police needs a serious overhaul. All around the globe police is respected and it is extremely difficult to become a police officer however it is opposite in case of Pakistan.

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