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KARACHI: The Sindh government has proposed to the federal government names of three senior police officers for replacing the incumbent inspector general of Sindh Police, Amjad Jawaid Saleemi, it emerged on Thursday.

Informed sources told Dawn that the Services, General Administration and Coordination department of Sindh government had written a letter to the secretary of Establishment Division, asking for posting of Sindh Police’s inspector general.

The letter written by Additional Secretary Services-I Shahmir Khan Bhutto has mentioned that the provincial government has shortlisted three senior police officers for the post of the inspector general.

The three officers are Dr Syed Kaleem Imam, PSP (BS-21); Ghulam Nabi Memon, PSP (BS-21); and Dr Ameer Ahmed Shaikh, PSP (BS-21). The Sindh government urged the federal government to post one of these officers as the provincial police chief.

A source in the Sindh government who is familiar with the development has told Dawn that so far the provincial government has not received any positive response from the Centre.

Among the three suggested officers, Dr Imam is presently serving as inspector general of Punjab Police and Dr Shaikh as additional inspector general of police in Sindh.

Published in Dawn, September 7th, 2018