City-wide: Security arrangements reviewed in view of recent attacks

Rangers DG, Sindh IG develop strategy to ensure coordination between agencies

Our Correspondent February 16, 2017
Rangers DG, Sindh IG develop strategy to ensure coordination between agencies. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

KARACHI: Top officials of the Rangers and police who have been involved in the Karachi operation for over three years reviewed on Wednesday security arrangements in view of the current wave of terrorism in the country.

A high-level meeting was held at the Rangers Headquarters in Karachi headed by Rangers, Sindh director-general Major-General Muhammad Saeed. Sindh IG Allah Dino Khawaja, Sindh additional IG, Karachi additional IG, counter-terrorism department additional IG and officials of the intelligence agencies and Rangers also attended the meeting.

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According to a press statement issued by the Rangers on Wednesday, the meeting reviewed security arrangements in the city to ensure the law and order situation following the recent wave of terrorism in the country. "A strategy was also developed to ensure strong coordination between law enforcement agencies to avoid any untoward incident," the press release read.

The IG issued directives to the police to enhance security all over the province following the deadly attack in Peshawar. He also directed them to ensure implementation of the police security plan and asked zonal police chiefs to ensure the security arrangements are made properly. According to a statement issued by Central Police Office, IG Khawaja also directed them to speed up targeted operations and raids against criminal elements.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 16th, 2017.