SHC halts decision to send Sindh police chief on 'pressured' leave

The Sindh Top Courtroom on Wednesday restrained the Sindh executive from sending the provincial Inspector Basic of Police (IGP) A.D. Khowaja on leave.

The order used to be issued on a petition filed by way of Karamat Hussain, the pinnacle of an NGO, and singer-cum-activist Shehzad Roy.

The courtroom issued notices to the IGP and the Sindh executive and adjourned the listening to until Jan 12.

Resources previous informed Break of day that the highest PPP management used to be now not proud of the IGP over many problems, together with recruitment of 20,000 constables within the police division, suspension of a recalcitrant police officer after which after his reinstatement now not giving him the posting he sought after and his motion towards the ones harassing sugar-cane growers within the internal of Sindh.

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They stated that the IGP had refused to settle for what he thought to be the unlawful calls for of the folk shut to the ruling birthday party on many issues, and, subsequently, the highest PPP management in a contemporary assembly held in Dubai made up our minds to send him on ‘pressured’ leave.

On the other hand, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah maintained that the police chief used to be now not despatched on a pressured leave however he himself has long past on a 15-day leave.

“All I will be able to say is that I’m on leave,” IGP Khowaja had advised Break of day in his temporary reaction.

AD Khawaja used to be appointed as IG Sindh Police in March this yr after the government got rid of former Sindh IGP Ghulam Hyder Jamali from his submit.

Sooner than his appointment as IG, Khawaja were serving as Further IG (particular department) and used to be additionally a member of an inquiry committee, at the side of Further IG (counterterrorism) Dr Sanaullah Abbasi and Further IG Naeem Shaikh, which used to be arrange to probe unlawful appointments.

Further Inspector Basic Mushtaq Meher has been appointed appearing IG Sindh.

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