Sunday, September 19, 2021

‘Sindh cabinet to decide fate of Rangers’ special powers in Karachi’


KARACHI: The Sindh government Sunday said the provincial cabinet will decide the fate of special powers of Sindh Rangers in Karachi, ARY News reported.

Spokesman Sindh Chief Minister House said extension in the powers of Sindh Rangers will be approved by the cabinet.

This should be noted that the special powers of the Rangers, granted last year on October 18 will be expired tonight at 12:00pm after 90 days.

The spokesman said the special powers of paramilitary force will be deliberated in the Sindh cabinet meeting on January 16. Sources said giving Rangers powers under Anti-Terrorism Act (4) 1997 is also under consideration.

Political parties have expressed concern over the Sindh government’s delaying permission to Rangers to exercise special powers. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has demanded protracted extension of powers.

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