LAHORE - Lahore SSP (Investigations) Rana Ayyaz Saleem has suspended an investigator of Kot Lakhpat police station from service for patronising an alleged killer, a police spokesperson said on Wednesday.

According to officials, a woman appeared before the SSP (Investigations) at his office and complained that sub-inspector Khalid Saleem helped the accused secure pre-arrest bail from a local court. The accused person was nominated as an alleged killer in the murder of her son. The case was registered with the Kot Lakhpat police station.

The SSP ordered an inquiry to the probe into the matter. During the inquiry, the investigator was found guilty. The SSP has also ordered disciplinary action against the cop.