The Sindh Apex Committee decided to launch a crackdown against street criminals in Karachi.
The decision was taken at a meeting presided over by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
The meeting was also attended by Rangers Director General Major General Muhammad Saeed, Inspector General AD Khawaja among other high-level officials.
During the meeting, the CM remarked that: “the street crime must be controlled at all costs.”
Weighing in on the topic, Rangers DG shared that street crime will only be controlled once the criminals are given severe sentences.
The CM remarked that he has requested the chief justice for a separate court for street crimes. He also shared that he will speak to the federal government for amendment in Anti-Terrorism Act. Murad said that cases should be classified.
Police and rangers will conduct a special operation against street crime, the CM added.
The matter of cyber crime was also discussed. “Cyber crime is an important issue,” he said, and requested the Rangers to formulate a policy to control it.
On the safe city project review committee, Murad said that a notification will be issued as soon as he get the names of the people.
The meeting participants also discussed increasing the security around shrines. “A policy would be implemented after holding talks with interior minister,” CM added. (PhotoNews / Geo News)