KARACHI: Inspector General Sindh Police GH Jamali on Saturday constituted a high powered committee to expedite investigations and arrests of suspects involved in the Safoora Goth bus attack.
According to a statement, IGP Jamali presided over a high level meeting at central police office to review law and order situation and progress of investigations into high profile cases.
The meeting was attended by Additional IG Karachi, DIG Headquarters, DIG Special Branch, DIG Counter Terrorism Department, Zonal DIGs, AIG Operations Sindh and others.
IG Sindh, while reviewing the progress of Safoora Goth bus attack case, constituted a high powered investigation committee under DIG East for speeding up work. He directed officials to arrest accomplices of the suspects involved in the attack. He stressed upon Karachi Police to play an active role in investigation of the registered cases in proper coordination with specialised units for quick results.
He also directed to ensure extraordinary security measures at all public places including hotels, fast food chains, shopping markets besides security for government, semi-government buildings, consulates, residences of diplomats and vital installations.
"The vulnerable communities should be provided with extraordinary security cover and in this connection Addl. IG must convene a meeting with their representatives immediately", he directed.
IG Sindh also directed City Police to ensure action against those involved in smuggling and sale of Irani oil and running narcotics.
He added that negligence on part of any officer would not be tolerated.