LAHORE: Lahore DIG (Operations) Dr Haider Ashraf on Monday ordered the reinstatement in service of 16 policemen who were dismissed on different charges.

A police spokesperson said that the DIG issued the orders while listening to the appeals of policemen in the orderly room at his office. On this occasion, the DIG also dismissed the appeals of 15 policemen as they failed to give satisfactory replies in response to the allegations leveled against them.

In a press statement, Dr Haider Ashraf said that there was no space in the department for the incompetent and dishonest policemen.–Staff Reporter