Out-of-turn promotions of 12 Sindh Police officers rejected

Published: August 13, 2013
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Sindh Police. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

Sindh Police. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

KARACHI: The Supreme court has rejected the out-of-turn promotions of a further twelve officers from Sindh police on Tuesday, Express News reported.

More than 30 police officers had been promoted out-of-turn, out of which cases of ‘sensitive’ nature of 12 officers including the promotions of SSP CID Chaudhry Aslam, SSP Farooq Awan, Raja Umar Khitaab, Muhammad Fayyaz Khan, Amir Hameed, Wasif Qureshi, Rao Aslam, Usman Asghar, Nazhar Abbas, Ghulam Safdar, Niyaz Khooso and SP Ali Raza have been declined.

The officers had reached inspector and SSP posts as a result of out-of-turn promotions.

They had also been involved in corruption of Rs10 million from the Sindh government’s budget, Express News correspondent Shah Waliullah reported.

The Supreme Court had earlier fired about 100 policemen involved in out of turn promotions. Sindh police had earlier asked the Supreme Court for a month’s extension for the 12 policemen to carry on their duties in their new posts.

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  • Syed A. Mateen
    Aug 14, 2013 - 11:39AM

    The Chief Minister should demote all Police Officers who got out of turn promotions, as there is no such law exists in the country.

    I don’t understand as why Police Officials who perform well immediately become “Blue Eyes Boys” of the local administration, though recommendation letters and cash awards should have be more than enough for them.

    I would request the Chief Minister to abide the judgement of Supeme Court of Pakistan without any further delay.

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