Mushtaq Mahar replaces Syed Kaleem Imam as Sindh IGP
ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Friday approved the appointment of Mushtaq Ahmed Mahar as the new Sindh inspector general, effectively replacing Dr Syed Kaleem Imam.
In an official notification issued by the Establishment Division, Mahar, “a grade 22 officer serving as the inspector general of the Pakistan Railways police, has been transferred and posted as the provincial police officer, government of Sindh, with immediate effect”.
In a tweet, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan stated: “The decision has been made after consulting with the Sindh governor and in line with the provincial government’s demands.”
“We hope the new IGP will perform his duties keeping aside political affiliations and will ensure peace prevails in the province,” the PM’s aide added.
Mahar has also served as Karachi’s police chief in the past. – Statesman