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Naib

 

(Arabic, “deputy”), in medieval Muslim states such as the Arabian Caliphate and the Golden Horde, the governor of a district or province; in the Azerbaijani khanates, the governor of a magal (district or province); and under the imamate of Shamil in Dagestan, the imam’s appointed deputy, who exercised military and administrative authority over a specific territory.

In some contemporary Muslim countries, a naib is the deputy of a government official or a member of the clergy, at times a local chief of police or a village elder. Under the Ottoman Empire the naib was a judge of a Sharia court, deputy of a supreme judge, or assistant to a gadi.

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The commissioner , in light of the inquiry report, placed Naib Tehsildar Malik Javed under suspension with immediate effects.
The IGP awarded the police team SHO PS City Inspector Farid Khan, Bomb Disposal Squad Hangu Incharge ASI Asad and Naib Incharge Jafer Hussain with cash prizes and commendation certificates.
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The protestors were holding placards in their hands and bellowing slogans against office-bearers of the city district government for not taking action against the land revenue officer, Naib Tehsildar Malik Javed.
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