Peshawar (Staff Report): Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday observed that if the court can salute one person, it is Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Inspector General of Police (IGP) Salahuddin Mehsud.
The CJP praised Mehsud for withdrawing personal security granted to unauthorised persons.
On Thursday, Nisar had ordered that all security protocol granted to unauthorised persons in all provinces be withdrawn.
During today’s (Friday) hearing at the Supreme Court registry in Peshawar, IG Mehsud informed the CJP that as per the apex court's orders, the police retracted security from at least 1,769 non-essential officials. He explained further that the remaining security cover will also be withdrawn in phases.
At this, the CJP commended the IG, saying: "You have done excellent work. Thank you."
The chief justice also said that he is content with Chief Secretary Azam Khan's conduct. "Chief secretary, you have also done good work," he added.
Talking to the media after the hearing, the IG said his appreciation by the apex court is the entire police force's appreciation.
Nisar also ordered to shut down all quack doctors in the province, giving him a week's time to do so.
The chief justice issued those directives while hearing a case against quack doctors.