LAHORE – IG Punjab Haji Habibur Rehman appointed Additional IG Haji Aslam Tareen as CCPO Lahore while the Capital City Police Officer DIG Ahmed Raza Tahir was closed to the Punjab Police Headquarters, sources confided to TheNation late on Friday.

Talking to this scribe, Muhammad Aslam Tareen confirmed the development that he had been reappointed as CCPO. He, however, said as, “I have been given additional charge of the slot till further orders”. The newly appointed CCPO said he would take the charge today (Saturday).  Police official statistics showed that during his first era as CCPO Lahore, Aslam Tareen and his team arrested 33 terrorists including Abdullah alias Muhammad, Muavia alias Muaaz, and others.