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SC orders promotions of over 200 DSPs in Punjab


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Supreme Court of Pakistan. — File Photo
Supreme Court of Pakistan. — File Photo

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered Inspector General Punjab Police to promote over 200 DSPs, DawnNews reported.

The apex court's Lahore registry had been hearing a petition filed by DSP Rana Aslam, DSP Safdar Raza Kazmi and others from the Punjab police over their promotions in the department.

After concluding the case's hearing, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jilani directed IG Punjab Police, Aftab Sultan, to constitute a committee and promote over 200 DSPs.

The court moreover directed the provincial inspector general to present a report on the implementation of the ruling.

Comments (5) Closed

Arshad Jamil May 15, 2013 04:47pm

Let the SC run the country

jon May 15, 2013 05:49pm

had the parliament done it,people would have said partisan politics is already at play, and now the courts have to get their hands involved.

this should be the parliament call to raise the budget vis-a-vis give promotions

Shahzad May 15, 2013 07:23pm

Funny but indeed sad.... promotions are decided by SC. What on earth do they have to do with promotions?

Ali Abbas May 16, 2013 06:59am

Nawaz Sharif should do everything in his power to curb over reach of the judiciary. Under out current corrupt chief justice judiciary has been acting as a supreme authority. Someone should tell them that their job is to interpret constitution and not make policies.

Ali Abbas May 16, 2013 07:00am

@Arshad Jamil: I hope you are being sarcastic