Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Shafqat Malik has been the commanding Bomb Disposal Unit of KPK province which is spread over 25 districts neighbouring Afghanistan for the last five years. The officer is a certified EOD and forensic expert and has dealt with thousands of different cases. Most of the time he is first responder like during recent Church attacks in Peshawar, the jail break of DI Khan in May 13 by TTP, the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, the Marriot attack in Islamabad, the American consulate attack in Peshawar and many other attacks.
The officer also served as a forensics and explosives expert in SIG of FIA Islamabad which was raised with the assistance of the USA. He has also served for 20 years in the Pakistani Army in the ordnance corps as a commissioned officer, ranked as a Major. AIG Malik graduated in Ballistics, Explosives, arms and ammunition. He has vast experience in post-blast investigation and forensic exploitation of IEDs. He formulated Pakistan’s counter-IED strategy and has been working with the FBI, the UN, Scotland Yard and AFP on a case-by-case basis.
He has also been invited by AFP and Scotland Yard as a guest speaker for various conferences.