KARACHI: Upon request of the Sindh government, Allah Dino Khawaja has been removed from the post of inspector general of Sindh police on Saturday, ARY News reported.
Sardar Abdul Majeed Dasti has replaced AD Khawaja as IG Sindh police. This is a temporary and additional charge for Dasti.
A notification issued by the Sindh government said AD Khawaja, an officer of Police Service of Pakistan (BS-21), IG Sindh police, is hereby relieved from the said post with immediate effect and directed to report to the Establishment Division.
“Sardar Abdul Majeed, an officer of Police Service of Pakistan (BS-21), Additional Inspector General of Police, shall hold the charge of the post of IG Sindh police in addition to his own duties till appointment/ posting of regular incumbent by the Establishment Division,” said the notification.
Earlier, the Services, General Administration and Coordination Department Sindh wrote a letter to Establishment Division in Islamabad, dated March 31. The Sindh government has requested the federation to replace AD Khawaja as IG Sindh police.
Former police chief Ghulam Qadir Thebo, who is currently serving as chairman Enquiries and Anti-Corruption Establishment, is also amongst the three proposed candidates for the post along Sardar Dasti.
AD Khawaja was appointed as IG Sindh on March 12 last year, but gradually developed a rift with the Sindh government. In December 2016, he was sent on forced leave but the order was halted by the Sindh High Court.