Body of missing SP Tahir handed over to Pakistani consulate in Jalalabad

14 Nov, 2018 6:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The body of Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Dawar was handed over to the officials of Pakistani Consulate in Jalalabad on Wednesday.

Afghanistan Foreign Ministry confirmed that missing SP Tahir Dawar was killed in Nangarhar province and the reports related to the dead body of Tahir Dawar was correct. It also said that the dead body would be handed over to Pakistani Consulate at Jalalabad today.

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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