UMERKOT: Police on arrested Hassan Talpur, son of Nawab Zaid Talpur, and co-accused in an incident of gross abuse of power when both father and son barged into the Kunri police station in Umerkot and insulted the Station House Officer (SHO).
Sources said that Hassan Talpur was picked up from his residence in Defence, Karachi.
AbbTakk obtained the footage the father and son along with four others, which shows an inebriated Nawab Zaid Talpur insulting the SHO and demanding the police officer to sit on the ground and speak to him while Talpur occupied the SHO’s seat.
The SHO could be seen in the video respectfully requesting Talpur to leave his seat. The incident reportedly took place on Monday night.
A case was registered against Talpur, his son and four others on Tuesday.
Besides Nawab Zaid Talpur and Hassan Talpur, four others were nominated in the FIR No. 44/ 2017 at Kunri Police Station. The others were identified as Jamil Marwarri, Lachman Meghwarr, Kareem, and Shafi.
Meanwhile, IGP Sindh while taking notice of the incident demoted SHO Kunri for apologizing and begging to a private person to vacate his seat instead of taking action against him for taking the law into his hands.
The IGP also upended DSP Umerkot Seir Khan Rind.