Rs70m for SP Dawar’s family; parliamentary body to remain in touch with JIT: Afridi

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi Tuesday said that a parliamentary committee would be formed to monitor the investigation into the kidnapping and killing of SP Tahir Khan Dawar Shaheed.
He was addressing a press conference here. He said that SP Tahir Dawar was a brave son of Pakistan, adding that the martyred police officer had survived two attacks in the past. He said a joint investigation team (JIT) had been formed to probe his abduction and murder. He announced that a five-member parliamentary committee would be formed over the issue, which will remain in touch with the JIT.
He said that the prime minister has also approved Rs70 million package for the heirs of the martyred superintendent of police. He said that Rs50m would be given to SP Dawar’s wife and children, Rs10m would be given to two of the police officer’s widowed sisters and their children, and another Rs10m would be handed to the family of Dawar’s deceased brother.
He said that the son of SP Dawar would also be offered a job as an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) in police.
SP Dawar went missing under unexplained circumstances in Islamabad on Oct 26. A kidnapping case was registered with the Raman police on Oct 28.


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