KARACHI - A special branch officer and four security guards were suspended here on Monday when an office computer was stolen.

According to DIG Special Branch, Zafar Bukhari, the action was taken when a desktop computer of the office went missing during the presence of the said officer. Although the system did not contain any sensitive data, the departmental action was taken to avert such happenings in future. He said the system was stolen on Sunday from SP political branch office situated at Jamshed Quarter area but nobody has so far owned up.

He said when the staff reached office on Monday and did not find the computer, the DIG took action. He said the department has moved an application of said incident at Jamshed Quarter police station to initiate the departmental inquiry.