Government allots Rs2.5 billion for Karachi law enforcement agencies

Package will not be directed towards payroll of police and other law enforcement agencies.

Web Desk April 10, 2012

ISLAMABAD: For the establishment of law and order in Karachi, a presidential package worth Rs2.5 billion was approved by the government for the city on Tuesday, Express News reported.

This allotment was approved in a meeting held at the Ministry of Finance in Islamabad where President Asif Ali Zardari declared that the finances will come from the presidential fund itself.

The fund will be provided in two phases. In the first phase, armored vehicles worth Rs4.5 million will be bought through Heavy Industries Taxila.

In the second phase, 24 armored vehicles worth Rs3.5 million will be bought.

Rs8.7 million worth of arms and ammunition will be bought for the law enforcement agencies from Wah Industries, whereas Rs3.9 million will be given for the transportation of these agencies.

This package will not be directed towards the payroll of police and other law enforcement agencies, but will be used to arm them better against terrorists and criminals.


raza | 9 years ago | Reply

@Truth Teller: yeah right!

bachazai | 9 years ago | Reply

Karachi needs an independent police dept separate from the Sind police.

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