KARACHI: Indiscriminate action against criminals and terrorists in Karachi has led to a significant decline in killings as well as other nefarious activities here, said Inspector General of Police, Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali.
He was addressing a program organized Friday at Police Head Office, during which Bahria Town’s chief executive, Zain Malik presented cheques worth Rs. one million along with a plot to each of the families of 20 cops killed in the metropolis, last November.
IGP Sindh said the department is committed to the cause of protecting citizens as well as restoring peace across the province and for the purpose, police force have not even compromised in sacrificing their own lives.
“Our men are laying their lives to weed out the menace of crime as well as terrorism,” said Jamali.
He on the occasion said concerted efforts has also led to certain breakthrough in identification as well as in nabbing those behind Shikarpur Imam Bargah tragedy.
“Certain success has been made in the probing phase and significant in roads are expected in our untiring fight against terrorists,” he said.
The police chief further said the coordination among police, rangers and Army was producing favorable results in the fight against terrorists.
Bahria Town’s Zain Malik said that it was in accordance to the concept of healthy and peaceful society, envisioned by Malik Riaz, that a step has been taken to acknowledge the sacrifice made by Sindh police.
“It was Malik Riaz who had personally announced the support money along with plots for the cops killed in November 2014 while realizing their professional responsibilities,” he said.
Zain Malik said there could be no compensation for a human life and those sacrificing their lives in line of their duty are the real heroes and torch bearers for any society.
Families of the slain police men and senior officials of the department including Additional Inspector General of Police Khadim Hussain Bhatti were also present on the occasion.