Inspector General of Police Amjad Javed Saleemi has been removed from his post, an official notification from the Punjab government stated on Monday.
The notification stated that Arif Nawaz Khan has been appointed new IGP Punjab in lieu of Saleemi.
The former IGP has been asked to report to the Establishment division as per the notification.
Amjad Saleemi was appointed IGP Punjab on October 9, 2018. He earlier served as Sindh police’s chief.
Saleemi joined the civil services on November 1, 1986.
He belongs to the 14th Common division and his domicile is Faisalabad.
He was previously a grade 22 officer of Police Service of Pakistan, serving as IG National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP).
He is due to retire on January 31, 2020.