KARACHI: Members of the Sindh apex committee on Wednesday decided in principle to forward 28 terrorism-related cases to military courts.
Chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, the apex committee meeting discussed the issues related to land grabbing and ghost employees in government departments, among others. It also underscored the importance of ending street crime at all costs.
Rangers Director General (DG) Muhammad Saeed and Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP) AD Khawaja were also present at the meeting, besides other important officials.
Speaking on the occasion, the Rangers DG opined that street crime could only be controlled if criminals were given heavy sentences, while the chief minister told the gathering that he had asked for special courts to be established to handle cases of street crimes.
Besides discussing street crime, the meeting participants also discussed cybercrime and security around shrines. The chief minister requested Rangers to formulate a policy regarding cybercrime and assured the gathering that a policy to increase security around shrines would soon be implemented, once talks were had with the interior minister.
The chief minister added that he would soon share the list of people who were going to constitute the safe city project review committee.