Sources told on Thursday that the authorities have decided to appoint the former Additional IG Karachi, Shahid Hayat as the DIG of the CID, for which a summary has already been forwarded to the Chief Minister of Sindh.
It was further said that the notification of his appointment will soon be issued.
Hayat is widely considered as a well-reputed police officer, who has spent most of his time serving in Karachi. He was the Chief of Karachi Police at a time when the Karachi Operation was kicked off over increasing crimes in the metropolis and worsened law and order.
Shahid Hayat has previously served as the Deputy Director of the FIA, DIG Establishment, DIG East and DIG South.
During his service, Hayat faced several assassination attempts on him, while received serious injuries in two such incidents.