Lahore Capital Metropolis Police Officer (CCPO) Umar Sheikh has been transferred to Faislabad as a regional police officer (RPO), an area media outlet reported on Friday.
CCPO Sheikh has been embroiled in controversy since assuming the place. Quickly after acquiring the place, the CCPO had gotten into battle with the then-inspector normal of police (IGP) Shoaib Dastgir. The results of the unresolved battle was the switch of the Dastgir, and the appointment of Inam Ghani as the brand new IGP. Inam was the sixth IGP appointed in two years by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities.
Shortly after that, the CCPO was caught in controversy as soon as extra attributable to his victim-blaming feedback concerning the motorway incident. On the time, the CCPO had stated that the girl ought to have taken GT Street and saying that the sufferer shouldn’t have been travelling late at evening with out her husband’s permission, which led to public outcry. Numerous political leaders had rebuked the CCPO for his feedback, together with Pakistan Individuals’s Celebration (PPP) Senator Krishna Kumari Kohli, Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari, Chief of the Opposition within the Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif, and extra.
Earlier this month, the CCPO had gotten right into a heated argument with Crimes Investigation Company (CIA) Superintendent Police (SP) Iftikhar Asim throughout an official assembly and tried to arrest the SP till different senior members of the police pressure interfered.
Moreover, the CCPO just lately went on a three-day go away after a voice recording of him hurling profanities at an alleged felony, Naila, emerged.
RPO Sahiwal Tarik Abbas Qureshi appointed as new CCPO Lahore.