KARACHI: DG Rangers Sindh Ijaz Chaudhry said that the decrease in target killings is temporary and criminals will again try to disrupt peace in Karachi, Express 24/7 reported on Tuesday.
Speaking at a news conference in Karachi, Chaudhry feared that most of the criminals have fled to other cities due to delays in the operation.
He assured the public that indiscriminate action is being taken with the help of police against all criminals, no matter which party or group they belong to.
The DG Rangers Sindh said the security agencies are trying not to disturb the public and their cooperation will be sought in cases of extreme emergency.
Chaudhry also said that if powers of police remain with the Rangers, they will manage to eliminate extremists.
The DG Rangers Sindh said that foreign hands are also involved in destabilizing Karachi.
As reported earlier, Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon had said foreign elements are involved in the recent spate of terrorism in Karachi and the arrested killers had disclosed during interrogation that they had been trained in India.
According to police statistics, about 29 target killers and another 653 suspects were apprehended and 167 weapons were seized in the 985 raids from August 23 to September 4 during the search operation in Karachi.
The Rangers claim to have nabbed nearly 236 suspects and 327 weapons in operations in about 30 areas.