LAHORE: The frequent premature transfers of police officers as well as political interference in the core functions of the Punjab Authorities has made a mockery of the security of period as attended to under the Police Order 2002.
Specifically, the consultation of the district law enforcement agent (DPOs) for a brief period has ended up being a routine in Punjab, where the typical period of area posts did not exceed 6 months or so in most of the cases.
Reshuffle of another 20 police officers in Punjab, consisting of 2 DPOs, and also the Lahore examination SSP, is yet an additional instance hereof.
Earlier, the Punjab government had to run the gauntlet over the transfers of Mandi Bahauddin as well as Lodhran DPOs on ‘political premises’.
2 DPOs amongst 20 police officers reshuffled
The most up to date transfers are additionally being seen as an effort to please the political bigwigs as the Punjab government needs their support for the upcoming budget.
Police circles condemn Punjab cops Assessor General Inam Ghani for not using resistance to such decisions of the federal government.
Hafizabad DPO Dr Rizwan Ahmad Khan is the most up to date ‘sufferer’ of the chronic political disturbance, as he can not keep his first field publishing in Punjab for more than 4 months, a main privy to the development told Dawn.
He claimed Mr Khan, after functioning as Shikarpur (Sindh) SSP for just four to five months, was surrendered to the federal government, presumably on political premises in July 2020. He was put at the disposal of the Punjab government and was appointed as Gujranwala investigation SSP in July in 2015. Only after a week, he was moved once again as well as was put at the disposal of the Federal Examination Company (FIA). He was uploaded as Hafizabad DPO on the recommendation of the after that Gujranwala local law enforcement officers Riaz Nazir Gara, keeping in view his specialist capability, the police officer claimed.
Throughout his uploading in Hafizabad, he claimed, a neighborhood MPA got annoyed with Mr Khan for not being “fit” by him. The MPA, using his links in the chief minister’s secretariat, finally got Dr Rizwan Ahmed Khan transferred from Hafizabad on Tuesday, the official said.
He said Dr Rizwan’s transfer was a connection of the politically determined choices, which had actually become a regular in the fortress of the ruling event’s ally, PML-Q, in Mandi Bahauddin as well as the Jahangir Khan Tareen group in Lodhran, where DPOs can not retain postings sans goodwill of political bigwigs.
He said during the tenure of Dr Rizwan as DPO, the Hafizabad continued to be on the top amongst 36 areas for showing impressive performance and the reality was likewise recognized by the IGP himself throughout main meetings.
Unique Branch Lahore Area SP Mohammad Masoom has actually been moved and uploaded as brand-new DPO of Hafizabad.
The area 15 of the Police Order 2002 reviews, “The term of office of City Law enforcement agent or District Police Officer, as the case may be, shall be 3 years from the day of his posting”.
” The city policeman or area policemans may be transferred prior to conclusion of typical tenure of three years on certain premises, such as inadequacy as well as ineffectiveness with the concurrence of both of the district nazim and the District Public Safety Commission, after he has been listened to face to face by the Area Public Safety Compensation.”
The authorities said because the incumbent IGP took charge the frequency of transfers had significantly increased, especially of the Police Service of Pakistan (PSP) police officers.
In Might 2021 alone, the IGP made substantial reshuffles in Punjab. On Might 19, he reshuffled 7 police officers, on May 18 6 others, consisting of DPOs of Layyah as well as Bahawalnagar, besides lots of replacement as well as assistant superintendents of authorities. Similarly, two policemans offering in BS-20 were spared Punjab on May 11.
Vehari DPO Zahid Nawaz Marwat was additionally among the 20 policemans reshuffled by the IGP on Tuesday. Marwat, who was transferred simply 4 months after his uploading, had actually won recognition as Kasur DPO for mapping the offender that eliminated kids after sexual offense in Chunian. His services had been put at the disposal of the Establishment Department, Islamabad. Lahore Examination SSP Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, was transferred as well as uploaded as Vehari DPO vice Mr Marwat. Mr Niazi was published as Lahore examination SSP in March this year.
The IGP likewise transferred Lahore principal officer of the law Syed Hammad Abid and also uploaded Punjab Motor Transportation SSP Muntazir Mehdi as brand-new CTO.
Waiting for uploading, Mansoor Aman was published as brand-new Examination SSP of Lahore, besides various other officers reshuffled in Lahore, Gurjanwala, Faisalabad, Multan etc. as per the notification provided on Tuesday.