Rangers DG assures Edhi, Chhipa of protection

Faisal Edhi and his son, Saad Edhi, had earlier claimed to have received threats


Faraz Khan March 15, 2017
Faisal Edhi and his son, Saad Edhi, had earlier claimed to have received threats. PHOTO COURTESY: BBC

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers Director-General (DG) Major General Muhammad Saeed assured Faisal Edhi, the head of Edhi Foundation, of providing complete protection after the son of late philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi was threatened by alleged criminals.

He visited Edhi Foundation head office in Mithadar and Chhipa Welfare head office on Shara e Faisal on Tuesday and assured the organisations of providing security.

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Rangers DG Saeed assured Faisal of complete protection during his visit to Edhi Foundation in Mithadar, the same Edhi Foundation office from where a gang of robbers, comprising at least eight members, had looted millions of rupees cash and gold in October 2014.

On Saturday, Faisal and his son, Saad Edhi, had received threats of dire consequences if they did not stop pursuing legal action against the suspects accused of looting the Edhi Foundation head office.

The Rangers DG also visited the different sections of the foundation. He paid tribute to late philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi and also inquired about the health of his widow, Bilquis Edhi.

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