Punjab

DPO who stopped Khawar Maneka for speeding transferred

The district police officer (DPO) of Pakpattan was reportedly transferred after he intercepted Khawar Maneka, former husband of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s wife, for speeding.
According to police sources, the personnel tried to stop Khawar at a checkpoint on August 23 but he did not stop. However, they chased his vehicle and managed to intercept him.
Khawar misbehaved with the police and hurled expletives at them when they stopped him, sources added.
Subsequently, the Punjab government summoned DPO Rizwan Gondal on Friday and also asked him to go to Pakpattan to seek an apology from Khawar.
The DPO refused to obey the orders and did not apologise to Khawar, saying the police was not at fault over intercepting him, sources added.
Gondal also informed Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar about his decision of not seeking an apology from Khawar, police sources further said.
He was then transferred, reportedly for refusing to seek an apology from Khawar.
However, sources in the government said the provincial chief minister had asked Khawar and the DPO to settle the matter.