SC orders removal of SSP South Karachi

Karachi—The Supreme Court on Monday ordered the provincial government to dismiss SSP South Karachi Farooq Ahmad in Awais Shah kidnapping case.
During the proceedings on Karachi law and order situation by a three member bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, the court commented “If the government does not take the decision, we will issue the order”.
The SC on Thursday had taken suo motu notice over political influence and interference in the Sindh police and issued notices to the Chief Secretary, the IG of Sindh and some others to explain the situation regarding the withdrawal of transfer orders of SSP South who was removed following the kidnapping incident in the Clifton area of Karachi. SSP South Karachi, who was transferred on June 22 upon Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah’s directions, had been restored to the same position following some extreme pressure.
The Chief Secretary stated that the SSP South was transferred.—INP

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