PESHAWAR - Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani awarded Swat, Upper Dir and Peshawar police on excellent performance against terrorists, target killers and resolving a blind murder case in a ceremony held at the CPO Peshawar today.

As per details, a boy namely Falak Naz son of Hazrat Ali was slaughtered by unknown accused in the jurisdiction of Buner police, district Swat and took away his head and left the beheaded body in the field. It was a sensational incident and posed a serious challenge to the local police.

The police team started extensive investigation into the matter. After day and night thorough investigation the police team arrested all the accused involved in this gruesome act and recovered the head of the body and weapon of offence. The local people took sigh of relief and appreciated the performance of the Banr police.

Similarly, the Upper Dir police arrested two terrorists Fida Hussain and Kamin Khan who blasted a police chowki with IEDs and were also found involved in many other terrorist activities and having close links with various terrorist groups. The police also recovered explosive materials from them. Likewise the in-charge of the Umeed Abad Police Post Peshawar Khan Zeb had arrested the fleeing killer along with weapon of offence after killing a man in the Bazaar.

On this occasion, a brief encounter also took place between the police officer and the accused. In another case, he also had recovered a kidnapped woman and arrested the kidnappers. The kidnappers were demanding Rs15 million for the release of the abductees woman.

Addressing the ceremony, IGP Nasir Khan Durrani highly commended the investigation skills, gallantry acts and in time action of the awardees in the above mentioned cases. The police chief pointed out that the wisdom and bravery demonstrated by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police against terrorists and outlaws are worth emulating.

The police officers and jawans awarded on this occasion included In-charge of Umeed Abad Police Post Peshawar, Head Constable Khan Zeb, SHO Police Station Buner Swat Muhammad Anwar and Investigation Officer Nijat Khan and Upper Dir Police ASI Shah Faisal, Constables Imran, Muhammad Zada, Rehmat Zada, Sahibzada and Asmat Ullah. PSO to IGP Muhammad Sohaib Ashraf was also present on this occasion.