KARACHI: Additional Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Karachi Shahid Hayat among four AIGs and five deputy inspector general (DIGs) have been removed from their positions in the light of Supreme Court order, here on Thursday.
Four additional IGs and five DIGs, who were working on own pay scale (OPS) basis, have been removed from their respective posts in compliance with the orders of the Supreme Court. The OPS officers were promoted to senior posts despite their ineligibility.
Ghulam Qadir Thebo has been appointed as Additional Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Karachi after Hayat’s removal. Shahid Hayat was appointed on 6th December of last year.
Earlier on 9th of this month, the Sindh government was directed by the Supreme Court to remove all officers working on an OPS basis. According to reports, about 900 officers were appointed on OPS in different departments of Sindh.