Conflicts between Pakistan Peoples Party led Sindh government and federal government emerged after Sindh cabinet decided removal and transfer of IG Sindh Syed Kaleem Imam. PTI government has also decided to go to court against the removal. PM Imran Khan telephoned Governor Sindh to discuss issue of IG transfer and directed him to take all stake holders into confidence.
In a recent development, the federation on Friday (Jan 17) has also put forward names of former Karachi Police Chief Dr. Amir Ahmed Shaikh, Additional Inspector General (AIG) Ghulam Nabi Memon and AIG Establishment and Training Dr. Aftab Ahmed Pathan for the post of Sindh IG.
Sources told that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh leadership and some leaders from Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) are agreed on the name of Dr Amir.Earlier, provincial government had forwarded names of Ghulam Qadir Thebo, Mushtaq Mehar and Kamran Fazal for the post of Sindh Inspector General to the federal government.
Sindh cabinet had approved the removal of Kaleem Imam as Sindh IG over his alleged non-cooperation with the provincial government. During an emergency meeting, CM Murad Ali Shah expressed that he would like to keep the police separate from the politics. The police chief should refrain from giving political statements, he added.
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17 November, 2019