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IG Sindh seeks intelligence agencies’ help to hunt Rao Anwar

KARACHI: Inspector General Sindh Police Allah Dino Khawaja has sought help of intelligence agencies in hunt for ex-SSP Malir Rao Anwar, ARY News reported. He wrote a letter to the intelligence agencies calling for search and arrest of Rao Anwar who is suspected of staging fake encounter killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud and his three friends in Karachi. AG Khawaja has asked the agencies to provide necessary intelligence/ technical information to arrest the absconding accused in compliance with the Supreme Court orders.…

IG Sindh urges Rao Anwar to hand himself over to police

KARACHI: Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP) AD Khawaja urged under-fire cop Rao Anwar to face the charges against him and turn up at court, evading detention and going in hiding instead. Talking briefly to press outside the Supreme Court on Saturday, the IGP said the police have been conducting raids to arrest the suspended cop. Calling upon the beleaguered police officer to face the charges, Khawaja said Anwar could present his argument before the judges. "It will be in his best interest to hand himself over to…

AD Khowaja to remain IGP Sindh until court decision, rules SC

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday approved Sindh government's petition for hearing against Sindh High Court (SHC) orders to permit AD Khowaja to continue as the IG Police of Sindh. The apex court, however, ruled that the IGP Khowaja would continue on his post until the court decides the government plea. The government petition seeks the top court's injunctions against the high court orders. During the court proceedings today, Sindh government's counsel Farooq H Naek contended that the provincial…

SHC rejects Sindh govt’s decision to remove IG Khawaja

KARACHI: PPP-led Sindh government suffered a blow on Thursday as the Sindh High Court annulled its decision to send provincial police chief AD Khawaja packing. The court allowed the police chief to continue his office. The bench, in its short order, set aside the government notification for relieving Khawaja from the IGP office, ruling that the provincial government could not remove an IGP sans any justification. The court also made it mandatory for the government to follow the verdict in Anita Turab case under which…

Sindh govt clips transfer and posting powers of IGP AD Khawaja

KARACHI: Sindh government has curtailed the powers of Inspector General Police (IGP), AD Khawaja, with regard to transfer and posting of Superintendents of Police (SP) (BS-18) and Senior Superintendents of Police (SSP) (BS-19) in the province. A notification, approved by provincial chief minister Syed Murad Ali, was issued on Friday which empowers the Services & General Administration and Coordination Department of the provincial government to decide the transfers and postings of senior police officials with direct…

SHC reserves judgment in case against removal of IG Khawaja

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a petition against removal of Sindh police chief A.D. Khawaja while sustaining its stay order against his removal till announcement of the judgment. A two-judge bench headed by Justice Munib Akhtar reserved the verdict after hearing concluding arguments from Advocate General Sindh Zameer Ghumro, Assistant Attorney General Salman Talibuddin and the petitioners’ lawyer Faisal Siddiqui. It allowed IG Khawaja to continue discharging his duties till…

Home Minister questions ‘restriction’ on police officers to attend a meeting

KARACHI: Provincial Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal on Thursday queried the motive of seeking permission by the police officers from Inspector General (IG) Sindh to attend his meeting, ARY News reported. “IG Sindh AD Khawaja has far better understanding of institutions’ jurisdiction than me. However, I could not understand the motive behind either seeking permission or reporting concerned headquarters before attending my meeting”, Siyal said while addressing a press conference here. The newly appointed Home Minister…

No police officer barred from attending home minister’s meeting: IG Sindh

KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IG) Sindh AD Khawaja on Thursday said in a statement that no police officer was barred from attending a meeting chaired by Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal – after assuming the charge – ARY News reported. The IG Sindh dispelled a sentiment by some political quarters that he had asked police officers to take permission for attending the meeting of Sindh Home Minister. However, he said that it is mandatory for the police officers to report at their concerned headquarters when…

Sindh seeks SHC to vacate stay order on transfer of police chief

KARACHI: Advocate General (AG) Zamir Ghumro – who is representing Sindh government – on Wednesday argued before the Sindh High Court (SHC) to lift its stay order against the transfer of Inspector General (IG) Police A.D. Khawaja by dismissing a petition against the provincial government’s decision. Government counsel said that the petitioner’s demand of an empowered ‘police reforms committee’ has been fulfilled as the provincial government has complied with the petitioner’s request. Hence the plea should be dismissed.…

I am inspector general, not a clerk, says AD Khawaja

KARACHI: Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh AD Khawaja on Friday said the real issue he was facing was of devolution of powers to him. Talking to media in Karachi, he said he was an inspector general and not a clerk and must have powers to exercise his authority. To a query about the Sindh government’s attempts to remove him from office, the IG Sindh said we should wait for the court’s decision on this matter. The Sindh government had relieved Khawaja and surrendered his services to the federation, but the Sindh…