Tahir picked to head Balochistan police.

QUETTA -- The federal government has appointed a senior police officer, Mohammad Tahir Rai, as new Inspector General of Balochistan Police.

Mr Rai will replace Mohsin Hasan Butt, who served in the province for more than two-and-a-half years.

Mr Rai is a senior police officer of the Pakistan Police Service. Before his new assignment, he worked as chief of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), Punjab, for six years.

Sources said that his appointment as Balochistan IG was made in view of the recent terrorist incident in which 11 Hazara coal miners were killed by...

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