Karachi violence: Sindh Rangers launch helpline

Citizens are advised to report if they notice the presence of criminals around their work place or residence.


Express October 12, 2011

KARACHI: Sindh Rangers have launched a helpline, 1101, to facilitate citizens and to improve law and order situation in Karachi.  

A spokesman of Sindh Rangers on Wednesday advised the citizens to immediately report, on the given number, if they notice the presence of criminals, extortionists, target killers or suspicious elements carrying weapons around their work place or residence.

The spokesman said the identity of citizens would not be disclosed. Any relevant information about criminals, killers, extortionists can also be communicated through e-mail at [email protected]

As reported earlier, thirty-one suspects were apprehended on Tuesday from different areas of Karachi by Rangers, recovering several weapons from them.

According to the spokesman of Rangers Sindh Major Zaman, several suspects were arrested for forcing traders to shut their shops whereas raids were conducted in many areas of the metropolis, including Bohri Bazaar and Orangi Town.

Kalashnikovs, repeaters, rifles, pistols and 1,200 rounds of bullets were recovered from the arrested accused.

Since August 23, law enforcement agencies have been raiding different political and religious party offices and centres in Karachi. So far, they have covered the MQM, Awami National Party, Sunni Tehreek, People’s Amn Committee and the home of Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz’s chief.

Earlier, the Rangers had confirmed the detention of 30 people after raids on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) offices.

COMMENTS (2)

Karachi Lover | 9 years ago | Reply

Rangers, you are doing great job, we love you.... long live Pakistan, long live rangers, Rangers should be given more authorities on permenant basis.

Balma | 9 years ago | Reply

Am I day dreaming? Is this a sundar sapnaa or a haseen khwaab?

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