IG Maqbool Ahmad
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BiographyRana Maqbool was IG Sindh when the Nawaz Sharif's government was toppled in October 1999. Rana was allegedly involved in injuring Asif Ali Zardari during his imprisonment and was widely known to be ‘master of police encounters’ in Punjab. Rana retired from police service in October 2008 and has since been illegally occupying official residence in GOR-I.
Selected Candidates for Senate SeatsThe Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has finalised its candidates, including Ishaq Dar, for Senate seats from Punjab.A close aide of former prime minister and party chief Nawaz Sharif told Dawn that those being awarded PML-N ticket against eight general seats are former finance minister Ishaq Dar, former Punjab police IG Rana Maqbool Ahmad Khan, office-bearers of the party’s UK and US chapters Zubair Gul and Shaheen Butt, respectively, Mr Sharif’s spokesperson Dr Asif Kirmani, former senator Haroon Akhtar, industrialist Farooq Khan and Hafiz Abdul Kareem, a leader of the Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadith and MNA from Dera Ghazi Khan.Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s sister and former senator Saadia Abbasi and MNA Nuzhat Sadiq have been selected against two seats reserved for women, while Federal Minister for Statistics Kamran Michael will represent the party on the seat reserved for minorities.
Senate Election Results 2018PML-N-backed candidate have gained the majority of seats in Senate polls with at least 15 seats to their name. PML-N won majority of its seats from Punjab while PPP won largely from Sindh, getting 12 seats in total.20 candidates from Punjab contested the polls for 12 seats reserved in Senate for the province. Governing PML-N won 11 seats through independent candidates in Senate polls held at Punjab Assembly.
Winning candidates are
- Ishaq Dar elected on Technocrat seat
- Asif Kirmani elected on General seat
- Independent candidate Haroon Akhtar elected on General seat
- Sadia Abbasi elected on Woman seat
- Nuzhat Sadiq elected on Woman seat
- PML-N-backed Kamran Michael elected on Minority seat
- Hafiz Abdul Kareem elected on Technocrat seat
- Maqbool Ahmed on General seat
- Musadik Malik on General seat
- Shaheen Khalid on General seat
- PML-N-backed independent candidate Rana Mehmood-ul-Hassan elected on General seat