Former IGP Jamali, others held responsible for illegal recruitment in Sindh Police: report


KARACHI: Several top cops including former Sindh inspector general of police (IGP) Ghulam Haider Jamali have been held responsible for alleged illegal recruitments in the province’s police force from 2012 to 2015, according to an inquiry report.

The report holds several others for illegal recruitments as well and includes four deputy inspector generals (DIGs) and 25 senior superintendents of police (SSPs).

The report, which was made by DIG Naeem Sheikh and Additional IGP Dr Sanaullah Abbasi, claims that 4,748 illegal recruitments were conducted and additionally, also extends the blame to two sub-inspectors (SIs), four assistant sub-inspectors (ASIs), 12 clerks, a constable, seven inspectors and 26 junior officers.

The report has been forwarded to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Sindh chief secretary.

Earlier, the apex court had directed NAB to initiate a probe into corruption allegations related to Sindh Police following which former IGP Jamali was sacked.