IG Punjab Mushtaq Sukhera retires

IG Punjab Mushtaq Sukhera retires

LAHORE – Inspector General Police Punjab Mushtaq Sukhera is going to retire today (Monday).

According to reports, Mushtaq spent a long 34 years in police department. He graduated from Government College University Lahore and obtained his LLB degree from Punjab University.

Sukhera joined police in 1982 as Assistant Superintendent Police (ASP). He also served in key positions including AIG logistics and administration, DIG investigation Lahore and additional IG CTD Punjab besides serving as District Police Officer (DPO) in several cities.

Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera also performed duties as IG Balochistan but was transferred and appointed as IG Punjab on June 14, 2014.

Sukhera faced flak in first week of his appointment as IG Punjab due to the Model Town incident in which over 12 workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek were martyred.

According to sources, the government has appointed Captain Arif Nawaz as the new IG.