Lahore: The Punjab authorities accomplished a double hat trick to interchange the IG police originally of its third yr, in addition to the controversy over the appointment of the sixth IG Inam Ghani to take command of the Punjab police.
According to Express News, the Punjab authorities set a brand new precedent by appointing a junior officer as IG Punjab, leaving senior further IGs in Punjab in a precarious place attributable to Inam Ghani, whereas one officer refused to work below him.
According to the Express, the Cold War between CCPO Lahore Sheikh Mohammad Omar and IG Dr Shoaib Dastgir over the previous couple of days has been in regards to the change of IG. According to authorities sources, Punjab Chief Secretary Jawad Rafique Malik had met Dr Shoaib Dastgir at his residence final night time and gave him a message from high authorities officers, on which Dr Shoaib Dastgir silenced the Chief Secretary Punjab. When Wasim Sial can’t be appointed CCCPO of my very own accord, then I’ve no proper to command this police power. I’ll give up to him on which he known as for his personal change.
According to authorities sources, harsh phrases have been exchanged between Dr. Shoaib Dastgir and a senior official of the province relating to the chain of command, after which it was determined to take away Shoaib Dastgir from workplace. Earlier, through the two years of PTI's Punjab authorities, Dr. Kaleem Imam, Muhammad Tahir, Amjad Javed Salimi, Capt (R) Arif Nawaz Khan additionally fell sufferer to the alleged chilly battle between the federal government and the police.
The sixth IG of Punjab, Inam Ghani, belongs to Malakand Agency. He is a Grade 21 police service officer of Pakistan and ranks 15th in Grade 21 seniority. He nonetheless has greater than six years of service left. He will retire on April 27, 2026. From Inam Ghani, three further IGs are at present on the high of the seniority record within the province. Among them, Additional IG Punjab Highway Patrol Captain (Retd) Zafar Iqbal, who has practically two years of service left, will retire from his put up on March eight, 2022.
Second is Additional IG Welfare and Finance, Dr. Tariq Masood Yaseen, who has greater than seven months of service left and can retire on April 1, 2021. The third Additional IG Discipline and Inspection on seniority is Azhar Hameed Khokhar, who additionally has greater than seven months of service left and can retire on April 10, 2020.
Additional IG Welfare and Finance Dr. Tariq Masood Yaseen has written a letter to the Punjab Government by DIG Headquarters yesterday wherein he mentioned that when it comes to seniority, the newly appointed IG Rewards I’m senior to Ghani so I can not work below him. I ought to be changed. If change just isn’t potential instantly, I ought to be dismissed.
In distinction, the opposite two Additional IGs didn’t formally inform the federal government of their issues, however in addition they refused to work below the newly appointed IG. For the primary time within the historical past of Punjab Police, a police officer has written a letter to the federal government requesting him to vary himself.
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On the opposite hand, it’s discovered that within the subsequent few days after the appointment of the brand new IG, there might be an enormous "refill" within the police. According to police sources, preparations have been accomplished to deport Additional IG and Managing Director Punjab Safe City Rao Sardar Ali Khan, Additional IG Operations Zulfiqar Hameed, DIG Operations Sohail Akhtar Sukhera and different officers. According to police sources, the officers not solely broke the chain of command but additionally resisted the potential change of former IG Shoaib Dastgir.
Where I feel I’ll convey modifications within the group, Inam Ghani
Newly appointed IG Inam Ghani says that teamwork is essential for any officer, I’ll make modifications in my group wherever I feel, I used to be appointed Additional IG South Punjab from IG workplace There was quite a lot of work performed for the police in a brief time frame. Inam Ghani mentioned that appointments and transfers are a part of the service, my first precedence is to boost the morale of the police.
He mentioned that no compromise could be made on the supremacy of benefit and all issues could be carried out within the mild of presidency orders.
Punjab Police has performed loads for reform, Shoaib Dastgir
On the opposite hand, the outgoing IG Dr. Shoaib Dastgir mentioned that loads has been performed for the reform of Punjab Police, on some points the federal government and paperwork aren’t on the identical web page attributable to which the change of officers befell. Goes He mentioned that the system of police reform was persevering with, grassroots degree police construction was being restructured.
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Government made a mockery of the put up of IG Punjab, Azmi Bukhari
On the change of the sixth IG in Punjab, PML-N Punjab Information Secretary and Member Punjab Assembly Azmi Bukhari mentioned that the federal government has made a mockery of the put up of IG police. With the change of six IGs in two years, it appears that evidently the change goes to set a brand new document for the switch of presidency paperwork. He additional mentioned that IGs are being modified to crush political events.
Newly appointed IG Inam Ghani is thought to have many values in frequent with him and Lahore CCPO Sheikh Mohammad Omar. The two officers have labored collectively within the Intelligence Bureau and have an in depth relationship. Inam Ghani needed to nominate Omar Sheikh to a key put up in South Punjab however Dr Shoaib Dastgir refused.
Muhammad Omar Sheikh, the then DIG Special Protection Unit for Police Reforms within the South Punjab Secretariat, has labored intently with Additional IG South Punjab, Inam Ghani. Lahore CCPO Muhammad Omar Sheikh has mentioned that I’ve labored below the command of Inam Ghani up to now. He could be very refined and you’re a proper officer.
Sources say that the federal government needed to vary Dr. Shoaib Dastgir to a foul performer however the state of affairs was not conducive.