SP Tahir Dawar murder case: SP investigation removed from JIT head

20 Nov, 2018 6:02 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – The head of a joint investigation team (JIT) in murder of Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar has been removed on Tuesday.

The Islamabad chief commissioner had earlier issued a notification regarding the formation of a JIT to probe SP Dawar’s murder and it was to be headed by Islamabad SP Police Investigation Gulfam Nasir.

Meanwhile, SP Nasir has been replaced by DIG Operation Faisal Raja as the head of the JIT. “The SP Dawar case is a high-profile case and thus a senior officer has been appointed as head of JIT.”

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

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.

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.

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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