The court has ordered that people involved in corrupt, bribery and criminal cases cannot join the police.
The Lahore High Court upheld the decision not to recruit in the Special Branch on the basis of involvement in criminal cases.
Justice Chaudhry Muhammad Iqbal issued a fourteen-page letter on the request of citizen Ali Hasnain, in which it was said that the character of a candidate for recruitment in the Punjab Police must be spotless to maintain the public’s trust in the police force. Must have.
The court order said that a case of bribery, sexual harassment of a child and making a video was also registered against the petitioner during the contract recruitment in the department.
The judgment said that in which the petitioner was acquitted from the case on the basis of reconciliation, the acquittal on the basis of reconciliation casts doubt on the character of the petitioner.
In the written decision, it has been said that the Punjab Public Service Commission had written clearly that it is necessary to fulfill the rules and regulations for the selected candidate.
The applicant does not meet the code of conduct of the department hence the applicant’s application for recruitment to the respective post is rejected.
The petitioner had taken the stand that in 2012, he was recruited in the special branch of the Punjab Police in grade five on contract, while in 2015, the Punjab Public Service Commission advertised for the recruitment of grade fourteen in the special branch. Not done.
According to the petitioner, the department did not issue the notification of attachment due to allegations of corruption, bribery, tainted past and criminal cases, on which he approached the court.
The court ordered the department to hear the petitioner’s request and decide, while the department rejected the petitioner’s request.
Therefore, the court ordered the police department to issue a notification of the petitioner’s appointment, but the court rejected the request to issue a notification of the petitioner’s appointment.