Police arrest man for impersonating senior police officer

LAHORE  -  Police on Sunday arrested a man for impersonating a senior police officer after his vehicle with illegal lights and tinted glasses was stopped for the purpose of identification. Police said that the accused had also possessed a police diary and file which were placed on the vehicle’s dashboard. After probing into his claims, the police arrested the man for impersonating a police officer. The man was jailed after the registration of a case against him at the Mozang police station. The Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Lahore praised the action of the patrolling officer besides announcing cash prize and appreciation certification for them. On November 25, two men had been held for impersonating officers of an intelligence agency in separate actions in Karachi. The patrolling officials of the Preedy police station had arrested a suspicious man near Shahrah-e-Liaquat. It was learnt that the policemen stopped a suspicious man near Shahrah-e-Liaquat who introduced himself as an officer of an intelligence agency. During the inspection, it emerged that the accused was a fake officer. 

The arrested man was identified as Aijaz Ali Babar. Police officials had said that a case was lodged and an investigation was underway against the accused.

In another action, a police team had arrested a man impersonating an intelligence agency’s officer from Keamari. It emerged that the accused was involved in extorting dozens of citizens by posing himself as an officer of an intelligence agency.

The arrested man was identified as Aqib Shahid who is a terminated employee of a government institution.

Police had revealed that Shahid was arrested earlier for posing as an officer. Police had said that they were interrogating the accused who was a wanted criminal for a long time.

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