Karachi: Sub-inspector who set himself on fire dies in hospital

KARACHI (Dunya News) - A police officer who set himself on fire in front of Central Police Office Sindh in Karachi died at a private hospital while undergoing treatment. The victim was suspended from job on April 23 and various inquiries were underway against him, including corruption.

Muzaffar Ali Chandio was posted in the police telecommunication department in Mirpur Khas district while he was a resident of Gulshan-e-Hadid in Karachi.

A few days ago, a man was killed in an accident with a government vehicle. The vehicle was being driven by Muzaffar Ali s son. An inquiry was underway against Muzaffar regarding corruption including the accident.

Sources said that in his statement during treatment, Muzaffar Ali Chandio alleged that he was being harassed by four officials in connection with the inquiry against him, which forced him to attempt suicide. The incident is being further investigated.