CM reviews city's law and order situation
Posted on 11 months ago
Karachi: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah today presided law and order meeting at Chief Minister House. The meeting reviewed the overall situation pertaining to law and order particularly the Karachi city.
Chief Minister Sindh in his remarks stressed the need to further improve the performance, vigilance, monitoring and fully control of crime and criminal activities in Karachi - the largest city of Pakistan and economic hub of country.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that the city of Karachi is very sensitive and important for people of Pakistan, as such it is very essential to eradicate all evils, eliminate all criminals, root out all anti-social elements and curb the menace of target killings and Bhatta Khors from Karachi on top priority basis.
Chief minister Sindh maintained that the number of criminals is not so much high but they are operating in an organized manners while it is utmost need of law enforcing agencies that they should not feel their responsibility, but should properly respond with dedication and coordinated manners against criminals.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah quoting his recent surprise visit of old Karachi city, trade and business centres and said that he was myself surprised to see that in comparison to force figures, there were meager force available on Police pickets/chowkis, police stations, roads, various trade points, commercial centres and markets. He added that no force was on patrolling, but the people were happy that someone had come to meet with them.
He said that he had asked the I.G Police Sindh to take action against absent police staff. Chief Minister Sindh said that small traders, vendors, Thella wala's and businessmen were requesting to further adopt strict measures against criminals and anti-social elements for continuous and permanent peace in the city.
Chief Minister Sindh added that one of the office bearers of Small Traders Organization has said that the Media/Press was also indulged in unnecessarily highlighting minor incidents in a high profile manners.
Syed Qaim Ali Shah stressed the need that we have to fully devote for our duties, and should pay full attention towards controlling the law and order. Chief Minister Sindh stressed to take prompt action against land mafia, bhattakhors, sectarian, ethnic, mobile snatching, bike theft and Target killing criminals;, and peaceful atmosphere be maintained.
He said that not only businessmen, but there may be any worker, any trader or thella wala, he is to be provided relief and peace at any cost.
He added that the spirit of tolerance has ended, but we have to ensure the rule of law.
ACS (Home) Syed Sohail Akbar Shah, AIG Police Karachi, D.I.G of Police of Karachi South, Karachi East and Karachi West, AIG Special Branch, AIG Police CID Karachi, and heads of Law enforcing agencies gave detailed reports about actions and performance.
It was decided thatpatrolling of Police and Rangers be enhanced in the city and coordinated efforts of action against criminals will be launched against target killers and bhatta khors.
It was also decided that vehicles particularly the motorcycles/bikes will be properly checked as it has been observed that mostly the motorcycles carrying two passengers are involved in target killing incidents. It was also decided that criminals indulged in killings will be properly interrogated and will be kept in jails of interior Sindh.
The meeting also decided that cases lodged against criminals and bhattakhors will be fully pursued and will be got punished from Courts.
The meeting was attended by ACS (Home) Syed Sohail Akbar Shah, AIG Police Karachi Mr. Akhtar Gorchani, Deputy D.G Rangers Maj. Gen. Muhammad Rafique Khan, DIG's of South, East West and others.
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