KARACHI:Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah on Friday said that Sindh Police would conduct investigation of the Rangers raid at Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) headquarters Nine-Zero whereas the Rangers has complete authority over city’s administration.
He expressed these views while addressing the participants of the 87th passing out parade ceremony at the Police Training Centre Saeedabad.
He said that the law and order situation is poor in the entire country however, Karachi has been a victim of gang wars and other crimes for a long time. Operation against militants and criminals is ongoing in the city, he added. He claimed that there is not a single case of kidnapping for ransom in the province at the moment.
Shah said that many police and Rangers personnel have sacrificed their lives for the cause of peace. He said that the Sindh government has increased the money given to the families of the martyrs from Rs 2 lac to at least Rs 20 lac. The government is trying to increase the amount to at least Rs 1 crore.
On the occasion, Sindh Inspector General (IG) Ghulam Haider Thebo said that the number of target killing and extortion cases has decreased in Karachi. He said that Saeedabad training school has trained as many as 17,000 policemen so far.
At least 510 policemen took part in the passing out parade.