Sindh IGP submits report to SC, names 12,000 police officials as corrupt


KARACHI: About 12,000 police officials have been found to be involved in corruption in a report submitted by Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP) Allah Dino Khowaja to the Supreme Court of Pakistan, as reported by a private news outlet on Tuesday.

In a Supreme Court hearing pertaining to Sindh police official’s complicity in the illegal activities occurring in the city, the inspector general submitted his report which stated that as many as 12,000 officers of Sindh police personnel were involved in illegal and criminal activities.

Those named in the report for being corrupt included Thatta superintendent of police (SP), SP Tando Mohammad Khan, SP motorway and SP private secretary.

The report also recommended taking action against 66 senior officers of Sindh police.

During the hearing, Sindh Advocate General said that only the federal government could take action against those named in the report.

The report further stated that as many as 184 officials of Sindh police of Grade 16 and lower had been punished and recommended taking action against 31 officers from Grade 17 and 35 officers from Grade 18-21.

Meanwhile, dismissed officers stated during the hearing that a discriminatory attitude was adopted against them by the committee.

The Supreme Court postponed the proceedings of the case till the last week of December.