Published On: Fri, Jan 10th, 2014
Published in Category: Karachi

Karachi operation underway without any political considerations: AIG Hayat

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KARACHI: Additional IG Sindh Police Shahid Hayat said on Thursday that the police are carrying out targeted operation in Karachi without any political considerations.

Addressing a ceremony arranged by the Association of Builders and Developers (ABAD) here, Hayat claimed that crime rate in the metropolis has dropped considerably since the start of the operation.

He said that number of murders in the city has reduced by around 40 percent, adding in December only seven kidnappings were reported in Karachi.

Hayat said that Karachi’s major problem is money extortion, adding effective measures, including issuance of verified sims, are being taken to tackle the problem of extortion.

He urged upon businessmen and builders to come forward and help the police to ensure law and order in the metropolis.