- Buzdar appreciated the efforts of IG Punjab and the investigation team on tracing the suspect
(Karachi) Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar announced a Rs5 million reward for Provincial Police Chief Inam Ghani and his team for arresting key suspect in Motorway rape incident Abid Malhi, media reported on Tuesday.
The chief minister appreciated the efforts of IG Punjab and the investigation team on tracing the suspect. He stated the Punjab Police used scientific investigative methods to nab culprit Abid Malhi.
On October 13, Abid Malhi was arrested from Faisalabad. As part of the operation, Malhi's wife was given a SIM which she used to call him.
Abid Malhi told his wife in one of his calls that he would meet her in Faisalabad. When the motorway rape suspect arrived in the city to meet her, he was arrested by police officials deputed on the spot in plain clothes.