Rangers, police plan joint action against street crime

By Our Correspondent
December 07, 2023

The Sindh Rangers and police have decided to jointly deal with street crime in Karachi, for which joint snap-checking will be carried out at inter-provincial checking points.

Officials said on Wednesday that Sindh Rangers DG Major General Azhar Waqas presided over a high-level meeting on security and was briefed on street crime, water theft, anti-smuggling operations and deportation of migrants from Karachi.

This image released on August 2, 2019, shows Sindh police personnel during a snap-checking in Karachi. — Facebook/Sindh Police

The meeting also reviewed in detail the measures taken to prevent crime.

The Karachi police chief, Range DIGs, Special Branch officers and officers of sensitive agencies also attended the meeting. The meeting decided to jointly deal with the challenge of street crime. According to a Rangers spokesman, it was also decided to take joint measures to prevent water theft and other crimes as well as strict action against those displaying illegal weapons.