Karachi, February 24, 2015 (PPI-OT): In a high level meeting held here under the chairmanship of IGP Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali, it was decided that the Station House Officers (SHOs) will be posted purely on their performance/eligibility and subject to approval by a 5-member board. Addl. IGP Karachi shall act as Chairman of the board where as DIG West Zone, DIG South Zone, DIG East Zone, DIG Administration Karachi Police will be the members of the said board. Input from Special branch will also be duly considered by the board.
IGP Sindh while reviewing the performance of SHOs in detail directed Addl. IG Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo to immediately remove those SHOs where in their jurisdiction narcotics dens are operating and other social evils are prevailing. He also directed DIG special branch to immediately initiate exercise to verify the antecedents of all posted SHOs and submit report at the earliest so that the incompetent and corrupt elements are taken to task.
The meeting was attended by Addl. IG Karachi, DIG H/Q, DIG Special branch, DIG CTD, Zonal DIGs and District SSPs. During the meeting which was held at CPO today, Ghulam Hyder Jamali observed that the sole purpose of the meeting was to ensure reforms in the existing policing system and posting of upright and competent officers. It was also decided that those SHOs who would have been removed on serious charges must be black listed for future posting.
IGP further directed Addl. IG Karachi to convene regular meetings with the Zonal DIGs and District SSPs to assess the performance of SDPOs, SHOs and SIOs for bringing improvement in general policing. He also directed to promote and strengthen community Policing measures to raise the public confidence and support.
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Inspector General of Police, Sindh