CM Sindh orders police to make culprits accountable for NA-240 by-poll violence

KARACHI, Jun 18 (APP): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Additional IG Karachi Javed Alam Odho to inquire into the firing incident that happened during by-election in NA-240, Korangi on June 16 and to take strict action against the involved culprits.

This he said while meeting with Adl IG Karachi here at CM House on Saturday evening.

The chief minister, during his meeting with Additional IG Karachi, as the latter presented details of the firing incident, directed Javed Alam Odho to conduct a thorough inquiry into the incident which claimed a valuable life and created law & order situation during the bye-election.

“In the inquiry the culprit(s) involved in [firing] incident must be identified along with their supporters so that strict action could be initiated against them.

Shah said that peace in this city has been restored after a lot of sacrifices and nobody, at any cost, would be allowed to destroy it.

“Every political party has the right to participate in the political process but with peace and tranquility,” he said and added he would never allow the politics of hatred and killing and violence in the city.

The CM directed the additional IG Karachi to activate all his SSPs in their respective areas in terms of intelligence-based targeted operation against outlaws and drug mafia.

He also directed him to strengthen the intelligence work further so that peace in the city could be strengthened for forthcoming local bodies elections scheduled to be held on July 24.