KARACHI: Director General Rangers Sindh Major General Bilal Akbar on Wednesday issued orders to arrest miscreants who try to disturb peace.
This order was issued on the occasion, when a shutter down strike was observed in the city on the call of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM)to protest rangers’ raid on their party headquarter Nine Zero, Azizabad.
Due to thin was seen on the city streets as public transport stayed off the roads.
Major markets, including Regal Saddar, Lee Market, Zainab Market, Chawla Market remained closed. Many educational institutes also remained shut and the University of Karachi canceled papers scheduled on the day. CNG and petrol pumps were also closed across the city.
Some protestors burnt tires and obstructed some roads in different areas; however, these roads were later cleared. A car and one rickshaw were burnt by the protesters in Gulistan-e-Johar and Liaquatabad.
However, DG Rangers Sindh issued strict orders to arrest miscreants who try to disturb peace in Karachi. He encouraged the citizens to immediately report any sabotage activity on Rangers Helpline 1101, so that stern and immediate action could be taken against the culprits.