Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday ordered an inquiry into the abduction and murder of Police Superintendent Tahir Khan Dawar.
In a tweet, the premier tasked State Minister for Interior Shehryar Afridi to oversee the inquiry and ordered the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to coordinate with Islamabad police in the inquiry.
Have followed the shocking tragedy of the murder of SP Tahir Khan Dawar & ordered KP govt to coordinate with Islamabad police in holding an inquiry immediately. MOS Interior Shahryar Afridi has been tasked to oversee it with an urgency & present the report to me.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) November 15, 2018
Pakistan also demanded from the Afghan authorities to conduct an immediate investigation into Dawar’s martyrdom, whose body was found in Nangarhar province.
“The service card of SP Dawar was found along with the body,” the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs told the Foreign Office on Wednesday, confirming it was him.