KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued a detailed verdict in Karachi law and order case today.
A five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry heard the case.
The court summoned former Custom Collector over the issue of transportation of arms into the city from ports.
The Chief Justice questioned the Director General Rangers Sindh, Major General Rizwan Akhtar that from where the weapons come from. They don’t fall from the sky, he said.
Director General, Sindh Rangers, told the court that issue of missing 19,000 arms containers came into limelight many years ago. He said the missing containers were opened during the time period of former minister for ports and shipping.
The same weapons, he said, are being used in Karachi. He continued that different agencies were investigating the issue of missing containers and arms.
He apprised the bench that local, German and American 9mm pistols are used in the targeted killings, and that the arms sent to the factories of Peshawar and Darra Adam Khel were imported.