LONDON: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has criticised the government over failed operation against Chotu gang citing politicisation and end of merit reasons for dismal police performance.

Imran Khan today used social media platform to criticise the provincial government.

He accused provincial government of politicisation and dubbed it as reason behind police’s failure against organised criminals in Kacha Jamal area.

He stated that professionalism was destroyed in Punjab Police after government did not care about merit.

Government, negligent of merit is responsible for lives of police personnel lost in Rajanpur, he added.

He utilised the opportunity to detach practices of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Police with those of Punjab Police . Khan stated that personnel were recruited in police in PTI-led province through NTS test.

He also said that the KP Police is depoliticised and professional unlike Punjab Police .