KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided in principle to launch surgical operation in violence-prone Lyari to rid the neighborhood of criminal elements, ARY News reported on Thursday.
A decision in this regard was taken during an important meeting on law and order, presided over by the Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah here Thursday evening. The CM, however, also ordered that it should carefully be considered that common people might not suffer during the operation.
Surgical operation means to identify a target then capture or kill him. A concrete information is must against an identified target, before launching a surgical operation.
During a meeting, an idea was also mooted to issue red warrants for absconding heads of Lyari Gang war elements.
The CM said check-posts of police and Rangers should be increased in Lyari. A strong strategy should be devised to restore peace in Lyari, the chief minister told the meeting.
It was also decided to immediately stop establishment of illegal and unregistered seminaries in rural and urban areas of the province.