Senior police officer Dr Usman Anwar joins FIA

LAHORE: After being promoted to Grade 21, Dr Usman Anwar, senior police officer serving in Wafaqi Mohtasib in Lahore, has been directed to report back to the Federal Investigation Company (FIA).

Dr Usman Anwar is anticipated to report back to the FIA Headquarters on Tuesday, the place it’s anticipated that he could be given the vital cost of Extra Director Normal (North) or he could be requested to guide Cybercrimes Wing of the FIA. The slot of ADG Financial Crimes Wing (ECW) on the FIA Headquarters can also be mendacity vacant.

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Dr Usman Anwar, who beforehand served within the FIA as director immigration and director FIA Punjab, earned reward and applause for his efficiency from one and all.

In 1998, Dr Usman Anwar, as an ASP, participated in an hour-long operation to rescue a PIA airplane and its passengers in Hyderabad after few Baloch separatists hijacked it from Gwadar. The hijackers wished to take the PIA airplane to India however their design was foiled by the pilot when he managed to land the flight in Hyderabad, Sindh by telling the hijackers that it was India’s Bhoj metropolis.

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Then younger Anwar and a DIG led the operation to rescue all of the passengers unharmed, although Usman Anwar obtained a number of accidents. For his braveness and bravado, Usman was awarded the very best gallantry award Qauid-e-Azam Police Medal. Apart from, he was additionally honoured by the then prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Earlier whereas working within the FIA, Dr Usman Anwar led and supervised varied high-profile inquires together with Daybreak Leaks, Pathankot assault, Asghar Khan Case, One Structure Avenue and inquiry below Article 6 in opposition to the previous navy dictator Gen (retd) Parvez Musharraf.

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