Riding banned in Karachi for fear of targeted killings

Riding banned in Karachi for fear of targeted killings

KarachiThe Sindh government on Sunday banned riding for 30 days, citing reports that targeted killings could increase in the city and worsen the law and order situation in Karachi.

A notification issued by the provincial home department said the operation was carried out amid an increase in criminal activity in the port city.

The decision by the provincial authorities came at the request of Additional Inspector General Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon, who conveyed his concerns in a letter to the Home Department on October 10, saying mischievous and offensive elements could disrupt peace and Karachi. I can create law and order problems. By target killing.

Incidents such as grenade lobbying and targeted killings of law enforcement officials as well as religious scholars have been reported in the city, the talks said. “So, with that in mind [IGP] Read the notification, requesting an immediate ban on pylon riding for a period of one month.

Condemning the assassination of prominent cleric Maulana Adil Khan in Karachi, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that India has been trying to target religious scholars of both Sunni and Shia sects for the past three months to create sectarian strife across the country. doing.


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