LHC declares CCPOs appointment as null and void

Lahore High Court (LHC) declared the notification of appointment of CCPO Lahore Ahmed Raza Tahir as null and void. CJ LHC Khawaja Muhammad Sharif said that this kind of appopintment was not expected from Punjab government. A division bench comprising Khawaja Muhammad Anwer and Justice Waqar Hassan Mir hear the suo moto notice case. Advocate General Punjab Khawaja Haris said that allegations against CCPO Lahore have not been proved. On this, CJ LHC said that he is supporting the wrongdoing. Khawaja Sharif said that the court would not turn a blind eye on the acts of Punjab government. He remarked that inquiry tribunal for Gojra incident was constituted at that time when LHC was short of judges. He maintained that Gojra incident earned the bad name for Pakistan in all over the world but Punjab government appointed an irresponsible person as CCPO Lahore.

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