Promotion and mutation system of the national police force is mostly fraught with favoritism. It needs a total overhaul.
The reassignment of 48 high-ranking national police officers last week indicates that merit is not the primary factor in the mutation of key officers. The rotation was not based on competency or organizational needs but on the management’s likes and dislikes towards a given figure.
Such a perception, misconstrued as it may be, is inevitable following the reshuffling that left so many questions. The most striking of all is the transfer of c...