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Pakistan's political parties for probe into Rangers' report

Shah said the provincial government is doing its best to eliminate criminal elements in Karachi. It has also supported the act of Rangers in this regards.



Published: Sat 13 Jun 2015, 9:54 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:56 PM

Islamabad: Political parties across the spectrum have demanded an open investigation and transparency into claims made by director-general of Sindh Rangers on illegal rackets in Karachi.

Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah raised the matter with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday during a top level meeting at the Governor’s House. Shah complained that reports are being resented as a charge sheet against his government.

Shah said the provincial government is doing its best to eliminate criminal elements in Karachi. It has also supported the act of Rangers in this regards.

The prime minister assured Shah he would discuss this issued with Rangers and the Army.

In a related matter, Pakistan People’s Party’s Senator Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan while talking to newsmen here said that this claim by Rangers DGMO should be backed by solid evidence. “On what grounds was this estimate made,” Aitzaz questioned, while talking to media outside Parliament House.

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