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October 3, 2011

Karachi has returned to normalcy, says Wassan

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October 3, 2011

SUKKUR: Interior Minister Sindh Manzoor Hussain Wassan said that “80 percent situation of law and order in Karachi has returned to normalcy”.
He was talking to reporters in Kot Diji, Khairpur on Sunday. He said that 1,600 outlaws including 72 target killers have been arrested and huge ammunition was recovered from their possession. He said Karachi operation was impartial and it was targeted against criminal elements only. The same would continue till the complete restoration of peace in the metropolis, he said.
Talking about one-month detention of Afaq Ahmed, he said that the action was taken on the reports of intelligence agencies as well as police reports in which they had intimated the developing of some mishaps with his release. However, he said that MPO orders have been challenged by his people in the High Court and the Sindh government will obey the orders of the High Court pertaining to that issue. The minister said that after operation in Karachi, he would call a roundtable conference of all tribal chiefs in interior Sindh to resolve issues between the warring tribes which also disturb law and order situation and challenge the writ of the government Later, the minister distributed relief goods among the victims and ordered the authorities concerned to drain out rainwater.

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