KARACHI - Inspector General of Sindh Police Dr Shoaib Suddle has been appointed as the new Director General of Intelligence Bureau (IB). A notification was issued on Saturday, The Nation has learnt. Former National Police Bureau (NPB) Director General Dr. Muhammad Shoaib Suddle, was promoted to Grade-22 and posted as the Sindh IGP on April 13 after 12 years. Suddle is one among the 19 nominated accused in the murder case of Mir Murtaza Bhutto, the brother of Benazir Bhutto, who was gunned down in an alleged shoot-out outside his residence in Sept 1996. This decision of Interior Ministry was taken almost two or three days ago. Suddle will take the charge on Sunday.  Capital City Police Officer (Karachi) Sultan Salauddin Babar Khattak has taken the Additional Charge of the IGP, reliable sources said. CCPO Babar Khattak is likely replace the IGP, however, the Additional Inspector General of NWFP Police Fayyaz Toor was short-listed for the post but he denied this while talking to The Nation as nobody informed him.   The Interior Ministry is also considering the names of former CCPO (Karachi) Niaz Ahmed Siddiqui, DIG (Traffic) Wajid Ali Durrani, DIG Fayyaz Laghari and DIG (Headquarters) Wasim Ahmed for the post of the CCPO Karachi, the sources added. Suddle was born in June 20, 1948 and joined the Police Department on April 17, 1973. He is one the senior most officers and highly qualified. He was also posted as DIG Karachi when the then PPP govt led by Benazir Bhutto was formed for a second time in 1993. Later, he faced trial for the murder of Murtaza Bhutto. He was also posted as IGP Balochistan.  During his tenure in Karachi, he played an important role in Karachi by forming police encounter specialist teams. Suddle is the ex-officio Secretary of the National Public Safety Commission (NPSC). He did his Masters in Physics and LL.B. from the University of Punjab and another Masters in Criminology from the University of Wales. Suddle proceeded to do his doctorate in Criminology in 1988. He is a member of various international organizations and was a member of the Focal Group on Police Reforms and a consultant with the National Reconstruction Bureau during 1999-2001.