Rawalpindi - The City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi has awarded departmental punishments to 11 police officers and officials for showing negligence during duty, conducting faulty investigation, failing to control crime and other charges.

According to police spokesman, CPO Israr Abbasi held an orderal room in his office on Monday during which he punished the cops. He said that the CPO has dismissed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Zafar Iqbal and two constables Irfan Zulfiqar and Irfan Hussain from service.

Similarly, a Sub Inspector (SI) Rab Nawaz was demoted to the rank of ASI by CPO, he added. He informed that 7 others police officers and officials were also given different departmental punishments ranging from forfeiting their service, halting promotions and increments.