Nisar writes to Sindh CM for Rangers powers
Larkana—Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday said that consultations regarding the extension of Ranger’s term are going. Talking to media after a meeting, the CM said that the PPP is holding consultation for extending the term of Rangers in Sindh, adding according to law Rangers are called only for 120 days. He said, law and order situation in Karachi is much better than before. We have provided latest training to Police in Karachi and equipped them with modern weapons.The CM said, the law and order problem is main challenge for Sindh government, Karachi witnessing 4 kinds of heinous crimes among terrorism, extortion, target killing and kidnaping for ransom, adding that two terrorist incidents happened in Jacobabad and Shikarpur whose accused have been nabbed. He categorically denied about any clash between Sindh government and law enforcement agencies; Sindh Police are carrying out operations against the criminals while in Karachi, Rangers and Police are conducting joint operations. The meeting was attended by Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal, provincial minister Syed Nasir Shah, Commissioner Larkana Inamullah Dharejo, DIG Larkana Abdullah Shaikh, Deputy Commissioners and SSPs of 5 districts Larkana division, no any official from Rangers participated in meeting.
INP adds: The Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah for the extension of special powers to Rangers.
Nisar told the Chief Minister that unnecessary delay in extending powers to Sindh Rangers may have a bad impact on the on-going Karachi operation. And the removal of hurdles in the smooth operation of civil and armed forces in city is the joint responsibly of the province and federation.