KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, in order to boost morale of the provincial police, held a meeting with their senior most police officers headed by Inspector General of Police here at CM House and urged them to continue their services with same spirit and leave the rest on him. The meeting was attended by Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Maher, all Adl IGs and DIGs working in the province.
The chief minister, at the outset of the meeting, appreciated the services rendered by the Sindh police in restoration of law and order in the province, particularly in the city. “You have laid your lives in the line of your duty to restore peace in the city,” he told the policemen and said “it is the police which have worked out heinous crime cases professionally and brought the terrorists to book,” he said.
Murad Ali Shah further said that the police working in Sindh was thoroughly professional and had thwarted terrorist attacks on Karachi Stock Exchange, Chinese Consulate and various others. The provincial government has always strengthened the police by upgrading its training centers, providing them with the latest equipment, arms and ammunition and important gadgets, the CM said and added the police have also demonstrated their professional skill and bravery in the field.
Mr Shah said that he has always given full space to the police to work freely and impartially. “I don’t believe in interfering in the police matters that is why police have shown good performance, integrity and devotion,” he told the police. Murad Ali Shah said that some recent happenings have created unrest and resentment in the police ranks. But, “don’t worry, I, as a head of the provincial government, am with you and would never let you be demoralized at any stage,” he vowed and added “I have adopted the policy of non-interference in the police matters and would never allow it to be violated.”
The chief minister urged the Inspector General of Police and other senior police officers to inculcate and rejuvenate the same spirit and morale in the lower ranks of the police so that they continue their professional services with same dedication. The police officers present in the meeting thanked the chief minister for his support, encouragement and guidance. Blast at Gulshan Chowrangi Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali taking serious notice of the blast at Maskan Chowrangi directed IG Police and Commissioner Karachi to submit a detailed report and directed them to carry out rescue work to save lives of the people stuck up in the building.
Mr Shah directed the Administrator and Commissioner Karachi to expedite rescue operations to save the stuck-up people in the building and shift the injured to hospitals. He directed them to make necessary arrangements for the treatment of the injured and support the bereaved families who have lost their members.
The chief minister directed the IG police to investigate the incident from different angels and submit a report within 48 hours.