SNIFFER dogs are in many cases used to detect crimes like theft and defiance goods. Do they really help in detection? I doubt, rather strongly disagree with those who do believe in their usefulness.

A person’s home was where most of his relatives found safe haven to store their gold ornaments. They were stolen. A report was recorded with the police, and sniffer dogs were hired for more than Rs20,000. The dogs sniffed and reached the residence of an innocent family that resulted in a lot of embarrassment. The family was innocent, and were known in our locality for their good character, integrity, honesty but the repeated visits of the dogs to their house unnecessarily placed them in trouble, and doubtful in the eyes of the people of the locality.

Although many people thought that they were the culprits, they proved innocent after some days when the actual culprits were identified.

I would like to request the police not to use sniffer dogs for the detection of such crimes.

MOHAMMAD FAYYAZ Charsadda

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Guest62
January 23, 2013 6:10 am
The Dog is trained to do What his handler/master orders him to do , is a commonly told truth or myth ! or such as Dog is a man's best friend ! , SO how can it do other than what his master leads him to do or how on earth it can defy his best friend's leads to where he wants him to go ! . The point i wana to emphasis is , knowing what our police force is capable of doing " i.e bring in a charging and aggressive elephant to our police for investigation and few days later that elephant will admit openly that he is a mere mouse !" , those innocent people who were later on proven to be innocent of the crime they were led to be accused of by these "detective Dogs" , must have been on the wrong side of the police handlers of these detectives dogs , hence they were taught a lesson by our brilliant police detectives using their universally acclaimed buddies "the sniffer the best friend" after all what are friends for if they can not help their "Friends nay Masters " As to your request to police not to use such inhuman tools to find culprits among us ! hope you too are not falling on the wrong side of these brilliant detectives manning our police force ! so be watchful dear
click here
January 23, 2013 3:18 am
Write more, thats all I have to say. Literally, it seems as though you relied on the video to make your point. You clearly know what youre talking about, why throw away your intelligence on just posting videos to your site when you could be giving us something informative to read?
Husain Jan
January 23, 2013 7:18 am
It appears that the complainant was made to pay the cost of hiring the dogs by police then it is a cause of concern for all of us. Why should police recover any thing from complainant .....any amount spent in investigation of the case ?
Rashid
January 23, 2013 1:09 pm
Are these sniffer dogs imported, or indigenous? Once I have the answer, I will tell you why they are inefficient.
Tahr
January 23, 2013 2:07 pm
Superb probing question. Well done.
Hadi Sakey
January 23, 2013 2:41 pm
The Police had taken German Shepherd dogs just to show their efficiency. These dogs were untrained like our Police.
Rashid
January 24, 2013 9:05 am
Tahr bhai, I have stopped at probing only at their nationaliy. Imagine the fun if we start asking their reliion, sect, ethnicity and so on. Anyway thanks for noticing.
Tariq
January 24, 2013 7:58 pm
Only dogs which are highly trained can trace a scent of a person/culprit if there is a piece of clothing o shoe or some personal effect belonging to the person/culprit which connects them to the scene of the crime. But if hours later the police dogs are brought in to just pick up scent from footsteps from an nu-preserved crime scene ( where anybody could have walked after the crime) the dogs would probably are more than likely pickup any stray scent and lead his master to an innocent sole.
Agha Ata (USA)
January 24, 2013 8:21 pm
Dogs are not efficient because they, too, are politicized.
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