KARACHI: To review the ongoing operation, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will arrive in the city today, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, the prime minister will chair the apex committee meeting where he will be presented a report on the ongoing operation by the Karachi police.
Police claim that in 565 days of the operation from 5 September 2013 till 23 March 2015, 895 criminals were killed. 1,347 criminals wanted for murder were arrested before the operation and 1,549 arrests were made after.
Since the start of the operation 487 extortionists have been arrested as compared to 283 previously. During the operation 142 security personnel were martyred in 2014 while in 2015 the figure stands at 28.
Karachi police claim that during the 565 days of the operation over 50,000 arrests have been made.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders are also hopeful of meeting the prime minister during his stay in Karachi.