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LHC suspends notification of Usman Khattak’s appointment as IG Punjab

LAHORE: A day after Punjab government appointed retired Capt Usman Khattak as permanent provincial police chief, the Lahore High Court suspended the government’s notification regarding his appointment. Following the LHC's orders to appoint a permanent Punjab Police Office (PPO), the government had appointed Khattak as IG Punjab, who is due to retire on Nov 1, this year. Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, who headed a bench, came down hard on the provincial government for appointing a police officer, who is about to retire…