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18 February 2020

IGP appointment challenged, Hearing Today

Gilgit--Challenging the appointment of Usman Zakaria for  the post of Inspector General Police of Gilgit , DIG Baltistan Muhamma Ali Khan, has filed a petition with Chief Court in Gilgit.

Khan, in the petition, pointed out that he had been serving in grade 20 for the last one year while Usman Zakaria was promoted recently. Therefore his appointment as an IGP was vilotion of his rights and agaist merit. He requested  the court to declare the appointment of Usman Zakaria as null and void. The court will hear the petition today on August 15.

Asim Iqbal has contributed to this story from Gilgit-Baltistan.