Pakistan

CM chairs meeting to review law and order situation in Sindh

Murad Ali Shah praised police operation in Katcha areas of Khairpur and Larkana.
Published October 24, 2020

Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Saturday chaired a high-level session to review law and order situation of the province.

As per details, the session as attended by the chief secretary, Corps Commander Karachi, IT minister Taimur Talpur, Inspector General (IG) Sindh, Rangers director-general (DG), principal secretary to CM and other senior officers.

Murad Ali Shah praised police operation in Katcha areas of Khairpur and Larkana, where six suspected dacoits, including two – Pathan Narejo and Iqbal Narejo – carrying head money of Rs1 million each were killed. The police personnel had also recovered anti-aircraft gun, two G3 rifle, SMG and rocket launcher during the operation.

During the meeting, the police chief gave a briefing regarding law and order situation in the province. He said no terrorist incident took place in 2019 apart from one this year.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister said, 12 incidents of target killing took place in 2019 and eight in 2020. About 1,239 people lost their lives last year, while the number has reached 1,209 this year. 61 incidents of abduction for ransom reported in 2019 and 159 in 2020.

Many cases were in villages of the province where criminals used female voices for abducting citizens. IG Sindh said that the police department resolved all cases, he added.

Commenting on Rabi-ul-Awwal, he said 47,199 personnel of security agencies will be deployed for the event.

Murad Ali Shah directed law enforcement agencies to finalise fool-proof security arrangements for the processions of Rabi-ul-Awwal across Sindh. The Eid Milad-un-Nabi will be celebrated across the country on October 30 (Friday).

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