Sindh CM approves summary extending Rangers' special powers

Summary has now been forwarded to the Interior Ministry for approval


Hafeez Tunio January 19, 2017
Following an approval from interior ministry, Rangers' special powers would be extended further for 90-days. PHOTO: ONLINE

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Thursday approved an extension in the special powers of the Pakistan Rangers for 90 days in Karachi.

The summary has now been forwarded to the Interior Ministry for approval.

Earlier on Monday, the home department sent a summary to the Sindh chief minister regarding the extension of Rangers’ special powers for 90 days. Policing powers were granted to the law enforcers on October 17, 2016.

Law enforcement: Summary moved to extend Rangers’ powers

Talking to The Express Tribune, home secretary Shakeel Mangnejo had said, “We have sent the summary and the powers will be given the law enforcers soon”. Officials at Sindh Chief Minister House said the same powers will be given to the Rangers, with no changes.

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