KARACHI: CM’s Advisor on Information Maula Bux Chandio has stated that ten military courts would commence operating in Sindh shortly. He was addressing a Press Conference following Sindh Apex Committee (SAC) meeting.
Speaking about protection of witnesses he said that more safe houses would be established. Informing that 25 cases had been referred to military courts he said that more would be sent in future.
Policing powers to Rangers, law and order situation focused on Karachi was discussed in the SAC meeting that was presided over by CM Qaim Ali Shah.
Amongst others Corps Commander Karachi Navid Mukhtar, DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar and Home Minister Anwar Sial attended the SAC.
Fake bank accounts case: NAB arrests Zardari’s close aide Nadeem Bhutto
KARACHI: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials have arrested Nadeem Bhutto, in-charge of Bhutto House from Naudero today.
Bhutto is said to be close aide of former president and co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari.
According to NAB sources, Bhutto is involved in withdrawing money through fake bank accounts.
Sindh govt ‘not influencing’ police: Saeed Ghani
KARACHI: Sindh Local Bodies Minister Saeed Ghani has said the provincial government has no control over the police.
While referring to the killing of a toddler in police’s alleged firing, the minister, while talking to the newsmen, said the provincial government cannot remove any cop from the post in such negligence.
Ghani regretted that other provinces are enjoying control over police but not the Sindh.
“The government even cannot change a Station Head Officer (SHO)”, he revealed and added that work underway to bring reforms in the police department.
A 19-month-old boy, Ahsan, lost his life after being hit by a bullet in his chest reportedly fired from a police.
NAB investigation session held amicably, says Murad Ali Shah
ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah has said that the NAB investigation session was held in an amicable environment.
The chief minister was talking to media after visiting the NAB office to answer questions of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officers in an ongoing inquiry against him.
Murad Ali Shah said that the chief justice in a hearing on Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report had ordered removal of his and Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s names from the exit control list (ECL).
“While reading the JIT report it seems my name is added without any reason,” he said.
He said the NAB has not summoned him again.