ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Awami National Party (ANP), Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUF-F) have supported Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s call for a targeted operation in Karachi.
The ANP leadership has called for action against those criminals who identify themselves as party workers.
PPP leader, Syed Naveed Qamar said that a targeted operation was the only solution and this should also be supported by the judiciary.
Earlier, the interior minister informed members of the National Assembly of a need to conduct a targeted operation in Karachi. Nisar said the operation would be led by Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah, adding that it should be supported by the judiciary.
Meanwhile, in reaction to the arrest of innocent civilians and party worker during overnight raids in the metropolis, the MQM staged a walkout from the National Assembly. MQM leader, Dr Farooq Sattar also claimed that he and other party parliamentarians were on the arrest list prepared by the Sindh government.
While speaking to the media outside parliament, Sattar demanded that those arrested during overnight raids should be presented before courts within 24 hours.