Published On: Thu, Jan 16th, 2014
Published in Category: Karachi

Rangers voice concerns over massive reshuffling in Karachi police

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KARACHI: Expressing grave concern over massive reshuffling among police officers in Karachi, Rangers authorities have decided to contact Prime Minister (PM) house on this count.

Large scale transfers among the police officers have led to create uncertain situation in terms of operation against the criminals and terrorists.

The Rangers spokesman talking to media men during the special meeting of Sindh Rangers at its headquarters on Tuesday disclosed that Rangers was contemplating to suspend Karachi operation due to media reports on massive reshuffling among high ranking officers of Sindh police.

All Rangers authorities looked agreed on one point that the changes in police set up is likely to harm the targeted operation in Karachi.

Rangers authorities said that the present police set up should stay for one year. On the other side the media reports are making round that decision has been taken to conduct major reshuffling in Sindh police owing to delay in Local Bodies polls.

Decision has been taken to remove DIG South Abdul Khaliq Sheikh and appoint Asif Ejaz Sheikh in place of DIG East Munir Ahmad Sheikh. DIG CIA Sultan Khawaja is likely to be transferred. Possibility is there that Irfan Bahadar or Farooq Awan will be appointed in place of Shaheed Chaudhry Aslam SSP CID. It has also been decided to appoint SP Rao Anwar Ahmad as SSP Malir.

Karachi police Chief Shahid Hayat has reservations with regard to the reshuffling of police officers in Karachi.

DG Rangers has expressed hope in the statement issued after conclusion of meeting, that police officers will not be transferred unduly in the supreme interest of Karachi and Sindh and PM directives will be adhered to in this regard. .
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