Pakistan Observer

Haji Habib assumes charge of IGP

Saturday, February 18, 2012 - Lahore—Haji Muhammad Habib ur Rehman, the new Inspector General of Police Punjab has assumed the charge of his office on Friday.

The newly appointed IGP joined police service in 1977 as ASP. He served as SDPO in District Raheem Yar Khan, Toba Tek Singh and Pakpattan. After being promoted as SP in 1983, Haji Muhammad Habib ur Rehman served in Toba Tek Singh, Sahiwal, Raheem Yar Khan and Traffic Highway Faisalabad.

In 1993, he was promoted as SSP and performed his duties in Lahore and Rawalpindi. He was appointed as CCPO Lahore in 2009.

Before his induction as Inspector General of Police Punjab, he was serving in Punjab Constabulary as Additional IG. During the service, he also attended various training courses.

The 48th Inspector General of Police Punjab, Haji Muhammad Habib ur Rehman was born in Sialkot in 1953. He got his primary education from Sialkot and Faisalabad and after getting his masters degree in Economics, he decided to join the Punjab Police Department.

Meanwhile, The Punjab Police Department on Friday issued notification regarding transfer/posting of five police officers.

According to notification, Dr Haider Ashraf, DPO Nankana Sahib has been transferred and posted as DPO Sheikhupura. Fayyaz Ahmed Dev, PSO to IGP has been transferred and posted as SSP Traffic Headquarters, Lahore and Afzal Mahmood, awaiting posting, transferred and posted as CTO, Gujranwala against existing vacancies. Similarly, Muhammad Iqbal, Addl. SP City Division, Gujranwala has been transferred and posted as SP, PHP Sargodha and Hassan Jamil, SP PHP Sargodha, transferred and posted as Addl. SP City Division, Gujranwala, with immediate effect.—APP

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