- 1,600 non-custom paid automobiles recovered from cops, non-public residents in KP
- KP IG says the automobiles have been handed again to the customs and excise division
- On January 8, the KP IG’s workplace alerted the house and tribal affairs division of the unlawful use of non-custom paid vehicles by senior law enforcement officials
PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police have impounded non-custom paid vehicles getting used illegally by police officers and personal residents within the province.
KP Inspector-Basic of Police Sanaullah Abbasi advised Geo.television that a minimum of 1,600 automobiles have been recovered and handed again to the customs and excise division.
“They were being misused for many years,” the highest cop mentioned, including that the provincial police division has a system of inside accountability in place.
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On January 8, the KP IG’s workplace had written to the house and tribal affairs division alerting it of the unlawful use of non-custom paid vehicles by senior law enforcement officials.
“It has been noted with great concern that a large number of NCP [non-custom paid] vehicles were being used by police officers on various pretexts,” the letter learn.
When a car is seized, it must be handed over to the customs and excise division by a courtroom order, the letter defined, however numerous law enforcement officials utilised these automobiles for his or her private use as an alternative.
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“Some senior police officers also used these NCP vehicles,” the letter acknowledged, including that disciplinary motion ought to be taken towards the officers.