Sindh’s Apex Committee approves CPEC’s security plan


KARACHI: Sindh’s Apex Committee approved a security plan of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) on Tuesday.


A meeting of the Apex Committee was held with the Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah in the chair.

The committee approved the appointment of investigation officers, 200 prosecutors and recruitment of police personnel for the security of CPEC.

During the meeting, the chief minister said the proposal of recruiting 2,000 ex-military personnel in police is not sufficient, directing the Inspector General of Sindh Police AD Khwaja to move a summary for recruitment of 600 more personnel.

The meeting decided to expand the scope of the targeted operation to the entire province to completely eliminate the terrorists after Eid-ul-Fitr.

Inspector General Police AD Khwaja briefed the Apex Committee on the kidnapping of the SHC Chief Justice’s son Awais Shah. He said that the police and other agencies were working day and night on this case.

He told the meeting that Amjad Sabri was killed with a pistol of 30 bore which the target killer do not use normally. He said his case is being investigated on three dimensions: the property dispute, sectarian and politically motivated killing.

The chief minister said that ample incentives would be given to investigators working on high profile cases.