KARACHI: Sindh government has agreed to constitute a “Joint Interrogation Team,” with direct affectees as part of it, so as to bring to task the actual perpetrators behind Shikarpur Tragedy, said Sindh Minister for Information, Sharjeel Inam Memon.
Addressing a press conference at CM House following deliberations between provincial government and Saneha Shikarpur Committee, Memon said the government had only yesterday arranged a meeting between the affectees of Shikarpur Tragedy with Director General of Sindh Rangers.
Mentioning that Sanaha Shikarpur Committee had repeatedly said that their long march and sit was not against Sindh government, he said the authorities were committed to adopt meaningful measures for security of the people in general.
It is in this backdrop that the government has also agreed to register FIR of the attack against the nominated terrorists.
Moreover, heirs of those who lost their lives due to target killing in Karachi would also be provided support money whereas injured would be offered job under five percent quota for disabled, said the Minister.
“Rs 20 lacs would be given to the heirs of Shaheed Shafqat Abbas,” said Sindh Information Minister.
He said perpetrators of the Shikarpur case would be tried by military court and that Sindh Apex Committee shall monitor the joint operation by rangers and police against harbingers of such heinous crimes.
Provincial Minister for Information said fool proof security would be ensured at relevant institutions while government properties occupied by banned outfits would be got vacated.
Graffiti and provocative wall chalking would be immediately erased while banners inscribed with hate material will also be removed.
The Minister said the government would also ensure that stringent action is taken against banned outfits and their supporters.
Entry of all foreigners, without relevant documents, would be necessarily reported to the concerned police stations, Sharjeel Inam Memon said.
Earlier Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Qaim Ali Shah referred to a series of measures adopted by the provincial government for the affectees of the tragedy.
Member Sindh Assembly Nasir Shah, senior PPP activist, Waqar Mehdi, Allama Maqsood Ali Domki, Allama Al-Majeed Bahishti, IG -Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali, Commissioner Karachi, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.