Inspector General Police Azad Kashmir Sohail Habib Tajik has been removed from the post and directed to report to the Establishment Division days after violent protests ended in AJK.

The Establishment Division announced in a notification that Abdul Jabbar has been appointed IG Azad Kashmir Police in place of Sohail Habib Tajik, reported Geo News.

Abdul Jabbar, an officer of Grade 20, was previously posted in FIA.


Earlier in the week, during protests against expensive electricity and taxes in Azad Kashmir, several protesters and police personnel were injured in clashes while a sub-inspector was also killed in firing.