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IGP inaugurates Homicide Unit to solve murder cases


Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad on Wednesday addressed the 'Darbar' of Islamabad Police Investigation Wing at Police Line Head Quarter. Superintendent of Police (SP) Investigation Captain (R) Muhammad Alyas presented the three month performance report of Investigation Wing to the IGP. The report stated that Special Investigation Unit (SIU) Anti Car Lifting Cell (ACLC)'s Sub-Inspector Liaqat Ali had arrested 17 accused and recovered 14 vehicles, two motorbikes and ammunition from their possession. Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Manzoor Elahi had arrested 13 accused and recovered 10 vehicles, two motorbikes and ammunition from them. Likewise, ACL and SIU had nabbed 74 accused while busting a total of 35 criminals gangs and recovered vehicles, motorcycles and valuables of worth millions of rupees from them. The IGP distributed cash awards and appreciation certificates among the six team of SIU for demonstrating good performance. On the occasion the IGP also inaugurated the Homicide Unit of Investigation Wing that would be comprised of five teams and function under SIU. SP Investigation would head these teams and ensure their training. Five vehicles have been provided to this new unit that would perform to investigate the murder incidents. The each team would be comprised of an Inspector, one SI, one ASI and three constables. Addressing the Darbar, IGP Tariq Masood Yaseen said Investigation Wing was playing an important role successfully to curb crime under the supervision of SP Investigation. He directed the SP Investigation to ensure training of Homicide Unit and all team members work hard with spirits to serve the people. He said this unit would investigate the murder cases and asked all the officers to ensure investigation of cases on merit to provide justice to victim families of slain persons. He said the department would fully support the investigation wing to perform transparently. The IGP asked the officers show dedication toward their profession and use all resources to serve the people particularly the victims.