Sindh govt extends Rangers’ special powers for 90 days

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday extended special policing powers granted to the paramilitary Rangers for 90 days within Karachi, ARY News reported.

According to the chief minister’s spokesperson, the CM approved a summary extending the powers granted to the paramilitary force under Section 4(2) of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) 1997 within Karachi division for 90 days.

The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh will now be able to exercise their special powers from July 15 to October 12.

Earlier, the paramilitary troops deployed within Karachi division to discharge their functions as stipulated in the act for 90 days with effect from April 15, which are being expired on July 14.

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