Security of Sindh Assembly high alerted

KARACHI: In view of threat of blowing up Sindh Assembly’s building the security of the building has been tightened CCTV cameras and Scanning machines have been installed and it has been decided to ban taking of weapons inside the building.The decision to this effect was made in a meeting presided by Nisar Khoro, speaker of Sindh Assembly in which Sindh Home Minister Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza and high ranked police officers participated.Provincial Interior Minister Dr.Zulfiqar Mirza, secretary Interior Minister Arif Khan, Provincial Minister for law Ayaz Soomro, Provincial finance Minister Murad Ali Shah, DIG security and including 3 IGs attended the meeting.

Sources have claimed that there was a threat to blow up Sindh Assembly’s building. The threat was issued via phone and fax. After the meeting, the Home Minister confirmed threats to the Sindh Assembly, courts, hospitals and other public places saying that banned religious organizations are threatening the government and public places. On the other hand, Speaker Sindh Assembly Nisar Ahmed Khoro, while talking to media said that no threat to blow up Sindh Assembly was received, but we must take security measures for the safety of the Sindh Assembly building and its members – Onlinenews