SC suspends transfer order of former Lahore CCPO Ghulam Mahmood Dogar

admin 17 February, 2023
Updated 2023/02/17 at 6:18 AM
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Apex court refers transfer case of Ghulam Mahmood Dogar to five-member larger bench

The Supreme Court (SC) suspended on Friday the transfer order of the previous Lahore capital city police officer (CCPO) Ghulam Mahmood Dogar.

A three-member bench headed by means of Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the apex court docket added the choice and referred the case to a 5-member larger bench.

Drama around Dogar’s suspension

On November five closing 12 months, the federal authorities had suspended then Lahore CCPO Dogar after an indignant mob of PTI supporters staged a protest outdoor Governor House in Lahore against the assassination strive on the party’s chairman, Imran Khan.

Dogar became stated to be suspended over his alleged failure in supplying foolproof safety to Governor House for the duration of the PTI’s protests and politicising the police branch.

Despite the suspension by means of the federation, Dogar did no longer go away price of the submit and had challenged his suspension inside the Lahore High Court (LHC). He had additionally moved the Federal Service Tribunal (FST) against his suspension.

On November eight last 12 months, the LHC had dismissed Dogar’s plea, announcing it does not have the authority to pay attention the case. Meanwhile, on November 10 last yr, the tribunal comprising Asim Akram and Mushtaq Jadoon had suspended the federal government’s November 5 notification in a -web page written verdict.

Approving Dogar’s attraction in opposition to the federal government’s decision, the tribunal had declared his suspension against the law and opposite to the verdicts of the top court docket.

Later, on December 2 last year, a FST bench had ordered to dispose of the CCPO, rejecting the single-bench order of reinstating Dogar which become then challenged by means of the cop inside the apex courtroom, which reinstated him.

Last month, on January 23, after the status quo of the caretaker authorities in Punjab, the switch order of Dogar was issued yet again. The government replaced Dogar with Additional IG Bilal Siddique Kamyana as the Lahore CCPO.

This tale is being up to date with more detail.

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