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Four policemen arrested for negligence in DI Khan jailbreak

Updated August 11, 2013
— File photo
— File photo

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Four policemen were arrested on Sunday for their negligent behaviour during an attack by the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) on the central jail in Dera Ismail Khan, DawnNews reported.

According to police sources, investigations revealed that the arrested officials namely Qaisar Khan, Sufaid Khan, Ateequr Rehman and Khan Bahadur were found guilty of negligence during the jailbreak.

Earlier on July 30, Pakistani Taliban insurgents had freed nearly 250 inmates, including 35 ‘high-profile militants’, during a brazen overnight attack on the central jail in Dera Ismail Khan.

Meanwhile, amid threats of possible terrorist attacks, security has been beefed up at the Central Jail Karachi.

Police have been deployed on the streets and the bridge leading from Central Jail to Rashid Minhas road in Karachi has also been closed to traffic.