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Sindh government decides to extend Rangers powers in Karachi

KARACHI – Sindh government sent requisition for extension of Rangers powers to Federal Interior Ministry without any coniditions, on Wednesday.

Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah met with the chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari just after the press conference of Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar regarding Rangers extension.

Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Bilawal Bhutto discussed the issue of Rangers extension in Karachi. Former President and co-chairman of PPP, Asif Ali Zardari, also joinded through telephone call.

Earlier, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Wednesday, said that requisition for Rangers will be received from Sindh government before expiry. 

He said that Rangers is not a political force its a paramilitary force Rangers playing an important role  to restore peace in Karachi. Rangers has no political affiliation and tilt.

“I discussed rangers operation with CM Sindh twice,” he added.

While addressing news conference, he said that Rangers rendered immense sacrifices to restore peace in Karachi. Political parties busy in criticizing Rangers and these political parties harmed their image.

“Criticism on Rangers is unjustified,” Interior Minister told.

Interior Minister said that some elements tried to politicize Rangers operation in Karachi.

He said that Rangers carrying out its duties within legal framework. “Rangers carrying-out indiscrimination operation to restore  peace in Karachi,” he said.

He informed that requisition for extension of Rangers powers to be received before expiry.