Center, Sindh government reach consensus on Mushtaq Mehar as new IGP

Mushtaq Mehar
KARACHI: The federal government and Sindh government finally agreed on appointing Mushtaq Mehar as the new Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP), replacing Kaleem Iman as the provincial police chief.
Sources informed that a notification in this regard to be issued in 48 hours.
It further stated the move comes after a meeting between Sindh governor Imran Ismail and Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, where the governor briefed the premier about the issue.
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Sources disclosed that the center has agreed to appoint as new IG Sindh Mushtaq Mahar, one of the five police officers recommended by the Sindh government for the post.
The matter had been a bone of contention between the federal government and the Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) Sindh government about two months.
Earlier, the Sindh government recommending Imam’s removal alleging that Kaleem Imam had failed to perform satisfactorily in the province.
 The center had earlier hurt the Sindh government, saying Imam would carry on to serve as IGP until further notice.
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