Constables to retire at 50

Jul 12, 2017

Lahore:Punjab Police have decided to amend police rrules regarding recruitment and retirement of different ranks.

The decision was taken during a meeting held at Central Police Office Lahore. The meeting chaired by Inspector General of Punjab Police Usman Khattak and attended by additional IG Establishment Arif Nawaz, additional IG PHP Amjad Javed Salimi, additional IG Welfare and Finance Shoib Dastagir, additional IG Operation Mohsin Hassan Buttt, additional IG Investigation Azhar Hameed Khokhar, additional IG Discipline Ijaz Shah and other senior police officers.

After the deliberations Khattak issued orders of amendment to police rules for recruitment and retirement age.

According to the decision, the recruitment age has been fixed at 18-22 and the retirement age for constable at 50 years, head-constable 52, ASI 54 and sub-inspector 65.

The meeting also focused on amendments to police welfare rules, especially family claim for recruitment. It was decided that candidates for recruitment on basis of family claim will have to fulfill all legal formalities. Khattak ordered police officers to propagate the new rules in districts and also ordered the additional IG establishment to remove hurdles to promotion of police officials and promotion boards for sub-inspectors, inspectors and DSPs must be held as early as possible. He ordered that it must be ensured that police officials coming from districts to training centers reach in time and strict action must be taken against those who do not join courses.

Khattak ordered the additional IG establishment to prepare a detailed summary of vacancies in different units and send a report to him for initiating recruitment on vacancies as soon as possible.

(The News)