7-member JIT constituted to probe SP Tahir’s murder in Afghanistan

16 Nov, 2018 8:43 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A seven-member joint investigation team (JIT) has been constituted on Friday to probe murder of Tahir Khan Dawar, superintendent of police who went missing from Islamabad.

As per details garnered, the JIT was formed on the request of the federal police. Subsequently, SP Investigation will head the JIT, while each member from Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Military Intelligence (MI) has been included in the investigation team.

Moreover, SP Islamabad, SDPO Shalimar and DSP CID have also been made part of the JIT.

Meanwhile, the people are visiting the martyred SP’s house for condoling Tahir Khan’s death.

On Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had ordered an inquiry into the death of the senior police officer.

On Wednesday The body of Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Dawar was handed over to the officials of Pakistani Consulate in Jalalabad.

Earlier, It was reported that the body of police official will be transferred to Peshawar through Torkham border. The body of SP Tahir, who went missing from Islamabad on October 27, was found at province Nangarhar in Afghanistan.

Dr Faisal Faisal said that the missing cop was first seen by people of Afghanistan’s district Dur Baba. “Afghanistan Foreign Ministry informed Pakistan’s embassy about the recovery of the dead body of Tahir Dawar. The dead body also contain service card of late SP Dawar”, the spokesperson added.


Faisal further said that dead body of deceased would be handed over to Pakistan’s diplomatic mission in Jalalabad, then, the body will be shifted to Pakistan through Torkham border after completion of the legal procedure.

A day earlier, the dead body of missing Superintendent Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar allegedly found in Afghanistan. According to the pictures released on social media, Tahir Khan Dawar was murdered in Afghanistan. The social media pictures revealed the allegedly murder’s story of the missing superintendent police.

Meanwhile, the speculation over the fate of the missing officer mounted on Tuesday when pictures of a dead body found in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, purportedly that of Dawar, started circulating on social media platforms.

On the other hand – to a question – State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi declined to comment over the authenticity of the social media reports, saying it was a sensitive matter. “It is a matter of national security and someone’s life, and cannot be discussed on an open forum,” Afridi said.

Earlier on October 27, SP Dawar had gone missing from Islamabad. Following to this no report surfaced till now, however, different reports related to the incident came on the front line.




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