Govt to take stern action against miscreants: Rehman Malik

KARACHI: Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that government is fully determined to take stern action against miscreants and outlaws who want to destabilise the country. “Everything has a limit, enough is enough, we are going to take extra-ordinary measures to restore peace and normalcy in Karachi,” he said while talking to media persons after presiding a high level meeting at the National Crisis Management Cell (NCMC) here on Tuesday.

The meeting was attended by Acting Director General Rangers (Sindh), Brig. Zafar Iqbal, IGP Sindh Wajid Ali Khan Durrani and Home Minister Manzoor Wassan. Rehman Malik said that 26 people were killed in various parts of the city on Monday by terrorists who targeted all including Urdu, Pushto and Seraiki speaking people.

“We are committed to take action with force against the law breakers,” he maintained.Malik said that government will not allow anti-state elements to destabilise the country and added that ‘people know who are the miscreants’.“Now even our children and mothers are being targeted,” he pointed out.The Minister said that a strategy has been prepared to take action against 90,000 Afghanis living in Karachi with fake documents and also government will check the illegal Bengali immigrants as well.“We will bring peace in Karachi at all cost and no one will be allowed to make the city hostage at gun point,” he added. – APP