Police clueless regarding culprits of Chunian incident


Amraiz Khan


Punjab police are clueless about the culprits involved in Chunian three boys rape cum murder case despite arresting 20 suspects and conducting more than 1000 DNA profiling of the different age group peoples. Interestingly eight more peoples are missing in the Chunian area. As per reports from the areas where incidents of boys rape cum murders happened eight peoples were missing from their homes. Sources were of the view that as per voters list of the area these peoples were mysteriously have gone underground.
They said that Police have also detained a Rickshaw driver in connection with the incident since prints of the rickshaw tyres were found near the spot. Dozens of farmers took to streets to record their protest over police failure to arrest the accused even after the passage of more than one week time. It is worth mentioning here that all suspects were detained in connection with rape cum murder of three boys whose dead bodies were found near Chunian bypass in district Kasure a week back.
Some locals of the area are of the view that close relatives of the victims were also among the detained 20 peoples. A couple of years back in a famous Zainab murder case police had conducted DNA profiling of about 1200 accused to reach the culprits. No accused has been arrested so far said Director Public Relations, Syed Nayab Haider said while talking to this scribe. He said that DNA profiling was underway of certain accused after which police would be able to comment on the issue.
Inspector General Police Punjab Captain retired Arif Nawaz Khan said that it is the top priority of Punjab police to protect women and children and also get those accused punished strictly who are involved in incidents of abuse and murder of children and women therefore all RPOs and DPOs along with all field officers should take prompt measures in order to recover kidnapped women and children in their relevant districts and regions and if any negligence or slackness is committed in this regard then the liable officers and officials should get themselves ready for departmental action.
He directed DPOs to investigate the cases of child and woman kidnapping and abuse directly under their supervision and also take firm steps to ensure information sharing and other mutual cooperation between Child Protection Bureau and other concerned institutions. IGP directed to send report on daily basis regarding actions conducted by police teams to operations branch. He further said that actions should speed up regarding arrest of the accused involved in murder of innocent children in Chunnian at Kasur and also all technology based scientific tactics should be adopted to arrest such criminals.
He moreover said that Addl IG Investigation should keep a close coordination with JIT who is working in Chunnian case. These views were expressed by him while chairing a high level meeting of officers. Addl IG operation Inaam Ghani while talking to daily Pakistan Observer said that police were not clueless about the culprits of Chunian incident. He said that police fear that heinous crime was committed by only one culprit. “We are on it and police will lay hands on real culprits shortly since process of DNA profiling is underway in the area”.

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