JIT formed to probe Godil attack: Siyal

Larkana: Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal said on Wednesday that a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has been formed to probe into murder attempt on Member of National Assembly and Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) Rashid Godil.

Presiding over a meeting to review law and order situation in Larkana held at DIG office here on Wednesday, he said a massive operation against dacoits would be launched soon across the Sindh province and rangers might be called for more assistance at anytime in this regard.

The meeting was attended by DIG Allah Rakhiyo Meerani and SSPs from five districts of Larkana division.

On the occasion, Sohail was briefed all SSPs on law and order situation in their respective districts. They told him that overall situation in their districts is better and action is being taken against culprits.

DIG Meerani told at the meeting that 2750 different criminal cases have been reported at different police stations in Larkana division in last six months. However, he added that presently crime has been declined. He also told that 90 percent of police stations are in dilapidated conditions in the district.

Sohail directed police officials that action should be taken impartially against the criminals, drug dens and gamblers. He said all dilapidated police stations would be repaired and sophisticated weapons would be given to the policemen in the district.

Talking to media after the meeting, he said Home Department had given strong security protocol to Godil but he transferred it to others. He said all MPAs and MNAs have been provided enough security without viewing their affiliation to political parties and if any of them needs more security, the police will provide it.

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