CCPO Lahore orders arrest of SP CIA following verbal altercation with the latter.

CCPO Lahore on Thursday, ordered arrest of a CIA SP following severe verbal altercation with the latter.

Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh Lahore has ordered the arrest of Superintendent Police (SP) Crimes Investigation Agency (CIA) – Asim Iftikhar following a verbal altercation with him.

According to sources, the verbal altercation occurred during a meeting at safe city office where the CCPO Umar Sheikh had summoned SP Asim Iftikhar regarding latter’s failure to duly apprise the senior officer over matters pertaining to the arrest of Abid Malhi – the prime suspect in Motorway Rape Case.

SP CIA Asim Iftikhar reportedly arrived late at the meeting, angering CCPO Lahore Umar Sheikh who in-return ordered the arrest of SP CIA.

Left fuming over his arrest orders, SP Asim Iftikhar left the meeting.

Meanwhile, CCPO Umar Sheikh summoned Civil Lines Police Station SP directing him to file a case against SP Asim Iftikhar. As of now, no action has been taken after involvement of other senior police officials.

Sources say that SP Asim Iftikhar will likely be removed from his post.