Interior Minister chairs law, order meeting

Federal Minister for Interior Rehman Malik on Saturday evening chaired a meeting held at the Chief Minister House here on law and order situation.

The meeting was attended by Sindh Home Minister, Zulfiqar Mirza, I.G Police Sindh, Sultan Salahuddin Babar Khatak, D.G. Rangers Sindh, Major General Aijaz Khan, Sindh Home Secretary, Muhammad Arif Khan, Commander M.l. CCPO Karachi, DIG East, DIG LB and other officers of Police Department, said an official statement issued here.

The meeting reviewed law and order situation, particularly pertaining to Karachi, and made various decisions, in this regard.

It decided that the plying of motor cycles in Orangi Town excluding Manghopir area has been banned.

The meeting also decided that no motorcycle should be allowed to ply in Orangi Town and any body found violating the orders would be dealt with under prevailing rules and law.

“There will be no display of arms while Rangers/ Police have been directed to shoot at sight when such miscreants are found violating the law and searched with fire.”

It also decided that extra pickets will be established with immediate effect in the sensitive areas and extra force shall be deployed for patrolling in the sensitive areas.

All residents of those areas have been warned that whenever fire arms are used and are detected, those particular spots and houses will be searched.

Other measures were also discussed and necessary decisions were made.