ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Khan Swati on Thursday has resigned from his post. Azam Khan Swati, who is under investigation over allegedly involved in the transfer of Islamabad Inspector General of Police Jan Muhammad, resigned from the post of federal minister for science and technology.Swati submitted his resignation to Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting. According to sources, Prime Minister Imran Khan has accepted the resignation and told Swati to present himself before the Supreme Court in the ongoing misconduct case. Swati mentioned in his resignation that he is unable to continue working under the present circumstances. “I am upholding my moral responsibility and submitting my resignation,” he added.Supreme Court (SC) ordered to launch trial against him under Article 62 (1)(f) in Islamabad IG Jan Muhammad alleged transfer case. During the hearing of the case Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar suggested that Azam Swati could be tried under Article 62(1)(f) the same section that led to the disqualification of former premier Nawaz Sharif.The former IGP’s transfer took place after Swati’s son registered a case against a family of slum dwellers for allegedly trespassing on his family’s land. Five people, including two women, were arrested for trespassing on the land and beating up Swati’s guards. They were released after a day’s detention as police said a settlement had been reached between the minister and the detained family. SC had formed a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) comprising officials of FIA, NAB and IB to probe the issue on November 2.The JIT on November 29 submitted its report to the Supreme Court blaming Swati for misusing powers. The JIT, in its report, had said allegations against the poor family lacked truth.