ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Police Chief on Monday suspended Station House Officer of the Sabzi Mandi Police Station for allegedly giving protocol to an alleged extortionist rather than putting him in lock-up.

According to detail, Sikander Hayat, ICT Police Chief, during a surprise visit to Sabzi Mandi Police Station late at night on Monday got to know that the Station House Officer gives special treatment to an alleged extortionist rather than putting him into lock-up.

This made the police chief to immediately suspend the SHO Shaukat Thabal, Duty Officer Munir Hussain, ASI and Asistant Moharar for this criminal action. When contacted, a spokesperson of Islamabad police confirmed the news and said further action was taken against the cops. –Staff Reporter