The warning was extended by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and Interior Minister Rehman Malik at a review meeting held here Tuesday at CM House on law and order in the province particularly in Karachi.
The meeting was informed that enquiry will be conducted against at least 25 banned organisations which are still functioning with new identities. “The offices of banned organisations will be sealed,” it was declared.
It was decided to take effective and result oriented measures against anti-state elements to protect the life and property of the masses.
Participants of the meeting also expressed their satisfaction over decisions taken during a cabinet meeting presided over by Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani here on Monday and results of deployment of police and Rangers in sensitive areas.
Performance of Police and Rangers was also appreciated for their measures taken during the ‘Yaum-e-Ali Day’ when 4,000 personnel were deployed for security of the processions.
It was further observed that the ‘Mafia of Extortionists’ have caused fatal damage to the business and industrial activity in the city and that tough measures needs to be taken against them to end this menace.
All the DPOs and concerned police officers were directed to provide all protection to the business fraternity. At least 6 extortionists have been arrested from SITE area Karachi, the meeting was informed.
Referring to the smuggling of arms, ammunition, explosives and other prohibited items into the city through inter-provincial transport routes, it was decided to further scrutinise and minimise the entry points so that police could tighten their check on such activities.
Moreover, checking of incoming passenger buses from other parts of the country will also be enhanced, it was further decided.
The Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wasan, IGP Sindh Wajid Ali Durrani, Acting DG Sindh Rangers Brig. Zafar Iqbal, Additional IGP Saud Mirza and other officials also attended the meeting.