The interim Interior Minister of Sindh, Brigadier (retd) Haris Nawaz, has announced a joint operation by the police and Rangers to combat dacoits in the Kacha area. Additionally, he revealed plans to install jamming devices similar to those at Central Jail in Landhi Jail to disrupt mobile network usage within the facility.
During a press conference held in Karachi, Brigadier Nawaz disclosed that appointments of police officers are forthcoming, heralding visible changes within the city. He underscored that the selection of new Station House Officers (SHOs) and Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) has been conducted without political interference.
Brigadier (retd) Haris Nawaz highlighted the city’s unwavering stance against street crimes and drug-related offences, affirming the Karachi administration’s commitment to addressing these issues with utmost seriousness.
In the Kacha area, the caretaker minister stressed the importance of swift action, emphasizing that operations targeting robbers will be guided by intelligence-based strategies to ensure precision in execution.
Regarding the Ranipur Fatima case, Mr Nawaz made it clear that no leniency will be extended to those implicated. He reiterated the interim government’s unwavering dedication to resolving the Fatima case with the goal of achieving a just resolution.
Turning to security measures within correctional facilities, he mentioned that Central Jail has already implemented jamming devices to prevent inmates from using mobile phones. A similar installation is in the works for Landhi Jail to ensure prisoners cannot access mobile networks.