LAHORE: Punjab’s police pressure on Sunday witnessed a reshuffle in its high hierarchy as soon as once more.
In response to a notification issued by provincial authorities, Dr Muhammad Abid Khan has been appointed the brand new DIG Operations Lahore, changing Ahsan Younis.
Town has thus witnessed the appointment of the fourth DIG Operations in 5 months. The primary two had been Sajid Kiyani and Sohail Chaudhry, respectively.
In the meantime, Zulfiqar Hameed has been appointed as Further DIG Coaching, Ghulam Mubashar Mekan as CPO Faisalabad, and SSP Muhammad Ashfaq Alam has been promoted to the rank of DIG Inside Accountability.
Punjab transfers 30 cops in main reshuffle
On November 5, in a serious clear sweep of Lahore police commanders, 30 officers had been transferred by the Punjab authorities after violent protests by Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).
It had earlier been reported that Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar interviewed three officers for the slot of Capital Metropolis Police Officer after rumours of a serious reshuffle within the Punjab police due to poor dealing with of the TLP protesters.
After the martyrdom of three policemen and accidents to at the least 70 different in the course of the TLP lengthy march, senior officers of the Lahore, Gujranwala and Sheikhupura police had been beneath criticism, The Information had reported.