Sindh Govt recommends three names for appointment of IG

Sindh Govt recommends three names for appointment of IG

Pak Chronicle Report


The Government of Sindh has recommended three names to the Federal Government for appointment of Inspector General of Police in the province.

In a communique by Services General Administration and Coordination Department to the Secretary Establishment Division dated January 20, 2020 three names were submitted for the appointment of IG in Sindh Province.

These names include Ghulam Qadir Thebo (BPS-21), Kamran Fazal (BPS-21) and Mushtaq Mahar (BPS-22).

In the letter the provincial government has requested the Establishment Division, the Government of Pakistan to take further necessary action accordingly.

On Monday, the Sindh High Court had issued notices to the federal and provincial authorities on a petition questioning the Sindh government’s decision to remove Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Kaleem Imam.

The high court had also directed them to furnish their comments until the next hearing scheduled for Jan 28.

According the ruling of teh bench of the Sindh High Court Dr Kaleem Imam will continue as the IG Sindh until the federal government responds to the provincial government’s request for his removal.

The provincial cabinet during an urgent meeting on January 15 had decided to appoint a new IG to replace Dr Kaleem Imam over alleged failure in maintaining and improving law and order.

It also demanded action against him for allegedly exceeding his authority and making irresponsible statements.

In Sept 2018, Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam was appointed as the inspector general of Sindh police (PSP, BS-21).



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