126 suspects arrested in Karachi: Qaim Ali Shah

Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday revealed that 126 suspects have been arrested.


Express June 12, 2010

KARACHI:
A mob blocked Shahra-e-Pakistan in Karachi and Police shut down the road leading from Water Pump to Sohrab Goth, after a violence hit day in Karachi. Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah on Saturday revealed that 126 suspects have been arrested and interrogated by law enforcement agencies.

He said the government is running background checks on these suspects using data from jail authorities and it has also announced head money for some of the criminals as well.

Defending law enforcement agencies, he said incidents of street crime and kidnapping for ransom have reduced in Karachi.

Meanwhile Sindh Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Ali Mirza took notice of the turmoil in Karachi on the same day and urged people to forge unity to defeat the plans of anti-social elements.

Speaking to the media in Karachi, Mirza said that a list of suspects has been made and raids will be carried out to arrest them.

Karachi violence continues

Earlier in the day shootings took  place in various areas of North Karachi and markets were closed down in the area.

Two people were reportedly killed in incidents of target killing on Saturday. Angry protesters also set fire to a minibus protesting against the recent spate of killings in Karachi.

Four people have lost their lives in various incidents of target killings in the city in the last two days.

Earlier, IG Sindh chaired a high level meeting on the security situation in the city. He expressed dissatisfaction over the continuing target killings and ordered the police to arrest those responsible.

COMMENTS (2)

ibtesam | 11 years ago | Reply anyone innocent,belonging to any sect, religion or caste when murdered, it is condemnable.
Abbas | 11 years ago | Reply At least write this that they are only killings shia's.....
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