Qaim chairs meeting on Karachi law and order
KARACHI: Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah chaired a key meeting of law and order situation of Karachi here on Wednesday, ARY News reports.
The extra judicial killings of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) workers and their under custody workers were the key topics discussed in the meeting.
Officials of intelligence agencies and Director General (DG) Rangers briefed the Chief Minister of Sindh on the occasion.
Provinical Information Minister Sharjeel Memon, Additional Home Secratary, DG Rangers, Prinicipal Secretary Rai Sikandar, Secratary Law, Commissioner Karachi, Inspector General Jail, Addititonal Inspector General (AIG) Shahid Hayat Khan were amongst the officials present in the meeting.
During the meeting, Syed Qaim Ali Shah said that the targeted operation in the city will continue till the arrest of the last criminal. He urged the security and intelligence agencies to improve the prosecution of the cases.
He added that Sindh Assembly will be informed of the crackdowns against the criminal elements in the city.
Qaim Ali Shah further said that he will consult the federal government over the illegal SIMs issue.
Chief Minister Sindh said that a committee of Prosecutor General and Advocate General has been formed to look into the progress of the cases against suspects.
Earlier, officials briefed the meeting that 159 cases of anti terrorism against 192 accused have been submitted in courts. They further said that other 6,429 cases against 8297 accused were also been presented in the court. They said that 140 suspects have been so far sentenced by the courts and one criminal was awarded capital punishment.