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Three policemen suspended

Islamabad, Sept 17: An assistant sub-inspector and two constables of Industrial Area police station were suspended by DSP I-9 Circle for misbehaving with some journalists who filmed them while they were allegedly taking bribe from a driver at Faizabad.

DSP Jamil Hashmi told Dawn that he received a verbal complaint from a private TV journalist that the police personnel misbehaved with him and his colleagues on Friday night.

The journalist told the DSP that his colleague had filmed the police personnel, deployed at a picket on Islamabad Highway near Faizabad, taking bribe from a car rider at around 2am.

The DSP asked the journalist to lodge a written complaint with the police station for further legal action.

When contacted, the journalist said the police personnel snatched camera from his colleague and started thrashing him when he filmed them taking bribe.
Source: Dawn
Date:9/17/2007