KP Govt Officer Suspended Allegedly For Supporting Musharraf Treason Verdict
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has suspended the additional deputy commissioner of Khyber for what is claimed to be the issuance of a press release in support of the court’s decision in the high treason case.
According to a notice doing the rounds of social media, KP’s Establishment Department suspended Fahad Ikram Qazi for violation of Rule 6 of KP Government Servants Rules.
Journalist Manzoor Ali tweeted that the KP government had suspended the officer for issuing a press release in support of the judiciary following the verdict in the high treason case.
KP govt has placed PMS Officers Association coordinator Fahd Ikram Qazi under suspension for issuing a press release in support of apex court's decision in high treason case. pic.twitter.com/kYhtdvkFng
— Manzoor Ali (@Manzoor) December 20, 2019
Member of parliament Mohsin Dawar expressed his shock at the suspension of the official, who he said was a principled and upright official. He added that supporting the judiciary and the constitution was not a crime, adding that the constant humiliation of civilian institutions and officials must stop.
Shocked at the suspension of Fahad Ikram Qazi, who is a principled & upright official. Supporting our judiciary & constitution is not a crime. This Government is breaking all past records of servitude. This constant humiliation of civilian institutions and officials need to stop. pic.twitter.com/mpkRQPc1sP
— Mohsin Dawar (@mjdawar) December 20, 2019
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