Lahore CCPO Umar Sheikh removed form the post, Dogar takes charge
The Punjab government has removed Lahore Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh from his post ion Friday.
Meanwhile, Ghulam Mehmood Dogar as been appointed as the new police chief.
The newly appointed CCPO Ghulam Mehmood Dogar has served as a police officer for 14 years.
Ghulam Muhammad Dogar has earlier served on the posts of Lahore DIG Investigations and Chief Traffic Officer, as well as Multan CPO.
Umar Sheikh has now been appointed Punjab Constabulary Deputy Commandant.
Umar Sheikh took the charge as Lahore CCPO in September last year to control street crime and tackle the encroachment mafia in the city.
Sheikh’s few months tenure in office has been shrouded in controversies.
He was accused of making indecent comments against the victim in Motorway rape incident that occurred in September 2020.
For his victim-blaming remarks he was made to apologised before a Senate committee and a rise in street crime.