KARACHI: The Inspector General of Police Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali has asked all units/branches of Sindh Police to discharge duties in close coordination to ensure elimination of crimes from the society. He was addressing to range DIGs through Video Conference System reviewing law & order situation of the province and police performance. He was informed that from 1st January 2014 up to now, in 2118 encounters with criminal elements throughout the province, 85 terrorists killed – 32 arrested; 296 dacoits killed – 7389 arrested; 5 extortionists killed – 177 arrested; 20 kidnappers killed – 55 arrested and 3199 POs & 19460 Absconders apprehended. Police also nabbed red-handed 1871 other criminals and busted 692 criminal gangs during the reported period.
The chair was further informed that during the reported period throughout the Sindh Province, police recovered 4 G-3 rifles, 255 SMGs/KKs, 611 repeaters, 116 shot guns/rifles, 6422 pistols/revolvers, 15 live bombs, 16 rocket launchers, 377 grenades, 8 IEDs, 11 suicide jackets and 517 kg of explosives. “In Karachi alone, police recovered 515 kg of explosives, 102 SMGs/KKs/G-3, 48 shot guns/repeaters, 55 rifles, 4356 pistols/revolvers, 11 suicide jackets, 15 live bombs, 8 IEDs, 16 rocket launchers, 372 grenades and 2 detonators, during the stated period”, AIG Operations, Sharjeel Kharal added.
IGP apprised himself of the problems confronting to professional responsibilities and directed range DIsG to submit practical recommendations at the earliest. He also issued directives to ensure effective advance information collection to shun the possible evil activities of terrorists/criminal elements. “Pro-active policing is must to provide security to lives & properties of citizens in addition to effective security cover to vital installations and foreign diplomats”, he added. He further directed for fool proof security at all public places in close liaison with Pakistan Rangers Sindh and I.As at all levels.
EX-PCS & PSS OFFICERS PERMITTED TO ATTEND MID CAREER MANAGEMENT COURSE
KARACHI: The Chief Secretary Sind has permitted nine Ex-PCS and PSS Grade 18 officers to attend 18th Mid Career Management Course (MCMC) at National Institute of Management, Karachi (NIM). Those officers who are directed to proceed for MCMC without any exception or exemption are Mr. Nadeem –ur- Rehman Memon, Deputy Commissioner Umerkot; Mr. Salahuddin Memon Deputy Director (E&I), Board of Revenue Sindh Mirpurkhas; Mr. Hadi Bux Kalhoro Controller of Examination, Sindh Public Service Commission; Mr. Sardar Ali Jamali Deputy Secretary Health Department; Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Nizamani, Project Director, PMU, LARMIS, Board of Revenue Sindh; Mr. Munawar Ali Mahesar, Additional Relief Commissioner, Board of Revenue, Sindh, Hyderabad; Mr. Pervaiz Ahmed Baloch, Additional Commissioner –II, Hyderabad; Mr. Altaf Ahmed Soomro, Deputy Secretary, Education & Literacy department and Mr. Nasimuddin Mirani, District Support Manager, PPHI, Sindh.
SHAHID IQBAL APPOINTED ASSISTANT AG SINDH
KARACHI: The Governor of Sindh has appointed Mr. Shahid Iqbal Siyal, Advocate as Assistant Advocate General Sindh with immediate effect.
ACTION BEING TAKEN AGAINST CORRUPT OFFICIALS – JAM MEHTAB HUSSAIN DAHAR
KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that there is no room for corrupt officers in Food Department and departmental action is being taken against corrupt officers. This he said while presiding over a personal hearing against corrupt officers. Hearing was also attended by Secretary Food Saeed Ahmed Awan and Additional Secretary Agha Zaheer. On this occasion he ordered to issue final show cause notices to Zia Ud Din Shaikh former district food controller Shaheed Benazirabad who intentionally with collaboration of centre in-charge Ghulam Sarwar Mehar destroyed wheat worth of more than 4 core and 14 lac rupees during year 2009-10. Minister for food added, ‘if these officers do not deposit required amount in government treasury, then they must be taken to task.’ Jam Mehtab directed Secretary Food Saeed Ahmed Awan to complete on -going inquiries against corrupt officers at the earliest. He said that no corrupt officer to be spared. It is mentioned here that former DFC Zia Ud Din Shaikh and Centre in-charge Ghulam Sarwar Mehar made corruption of more than 4 crore rupees during the year 2009-10.
Bilawal greetings to Parsi community in Pakistan
KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief, Pakistan Peoples Party has extended greetings to Parsi community in Pakistan and the world over on the Nauroz, the beginning of new year of the minority community.
Congratulating the Parsis on the Day of Nauroz, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also appreciated the role of this minority community in the development of the Pakistan since independence especially in the fields of business and education.
“On this auspicious occasion, I extend a warm Happy Nauroz to all my Parsi brothers and sisters and wish them happiness, success and peace,” he added.