KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah Wednesday said that attack on policemen in Karachi’s Orangi Town, who were providing security to polio workers, is cowardly act.
He directed the DG Rangers and IG police to launch a vigorous operation against terrorists who killed seven policemen and bring them to book.
He said this while presiding over a high-level meeting on Wednesday just after the incident, said a statement.
The meeting was attended by Home Minister Sohail Siyal, DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar, Principal Secretary to CM Alamuddin Bullo, IGP Sindh AD Khwaja and Additional IG Karachi Mushtaq Maher.
IGP Sindh AD Khwaja while briefing the CM Sindh said that he rushed to the crime scene and got the bodies shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and the DG Rangers also reached there.
The Police and Rangers cordoned off the area and started operation to round up the terrorist involved.
He said that it is the attack on policemen and not on polio workers. He added that no single polio worker was attacked and this act showed that the attack is actually against the police.
DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar also briefed the Chief Minister Sindh about his visit to the spot and assessment.
The CM directed the DG Rangers and the IGP to arrest the killers of the policemen by using all their resources.
“I am approving Rs 5 million reward for the person who will inform about the killers,” he said.
he CM also announced Rs 2 million and two jobs for legal heirs of each policemen who lost their lives in the attack.