BISHAM, June 4: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Nasir Khan Durrani, has suspended five police officials over poor performance in Shangla distict.

A police spokesman says the action was taken on public complaints against the officials, including a deputy superintendent of police and a station house officer.

There were complaints that the policemen had arrested a suspect and later released him without taking any action against him.

He said an inquiry committee had been formed, which would submit its reports within two weeks.

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