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Punjab caretaker setup shuffles top officials

CS, IGP, Lahore CCPO replaced

Punjab caretaker government on Monday notified the appointment of Zahid Akhtar Zaman as Punjab Chief Secretary.

Zaman has served as Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) South Punjab, ACS Cabinet division, and senior member Board of Revenue. Also, the caretaker government removed Ghulam Mahmood Dogar from the post of Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) and as convener of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) constituted to investigate the attack on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. According to reports, caretaker Chief Minister (CM) Mohsin Naqvi replaced Ghulam Mahmood Dogar with Bilal Siddique, who was serving as Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) at the time of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) long march on May 25.

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Dogar was also removed as convener of Joint Investigation Team (JIT), constituted to investigate the attack on PTI Chairman Imran Khan. He has been instructed to report to Services and General Administration Department (S&GAD). The government also replaced Inspector General of Police Punjab Aamir Zulfiqar Khan with Dr Usman Anwar.

Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Syed Mohsin Raza Naqvi reached Chief Minister’s Office on Monday in his own vehicle without protocol. An introductory session was held wherein he met officers of chief minister office there. He took notice of hooliganism in Gujrat Jail and directed the commissioner and RPO Gujrat to immediately reach the jail.

“Every possible step should be taken to overcome the unrest unleashed by prisoners, and legal action be initiated after identifying the culprits,” he added.

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