Foolproof measures: Interior Minister stipulates security for elections

Habib has asked all law enforcement agencies to provide foolproof security to election candidates to alleviate fears.


Our Correspondent April 23, 2013
He directed the concerned officials to expedite the process of finalising the security plan for the upcoming elections. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: Federal Interior minister, Malik Habib, has said that Karachi is facing serious threats and directed all law enforcement agencies to remain alert during the election days.

He was speaking to the media after attending a law and order meeting at the Chief Minister House in Karachi where he directed the concerned officials to expedite the process of finalising the security plan for the upcoming elections.

The meeting, attended by Sindh chief secretary, Aijaz Chaudhry, Home Department chief secretary, Muhammad Wasim, Rangers DG Rizwan Ahmed and Sindh IGP Shahid Nadeem Baloch, discussed the security arrangements for the upcoming elections, according to a CM House spokesperson.

Habib has asked all law enforcement agencies to provide foolproof security to election candidates to alleviate their fears.

Separately, a four-member delegation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement met the federal minister and expressed their grievances over the targeted killings of their workers and threats to their candidates.

Official sources said that Habib assured the visiting delegation that the government will provide foolproof security for their candidates.

COMMENTS (1)

Snoop Dog | 8 years ago | Reply

What does foolproof mean??? Bombs going off in every town and village, general commotion and riots in the streets, Dictator-General being aided to flee arrest. Cars blowing up, buildings in flames etc., He sounds more and more like our Malikjee - how we miss him.

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