Karachi: Jamaat-e-Islami JI has expressed deep concern over increase in robberies in Karachi and said that the city has become a safe haven for dacoits and criminals.
In a statement issued here on Monday, JI leaders Muzaffar Hashmi, Laeeq Khan, Nasrullah Shajih, Hameedullah Advocate and Yunus Barai demanded of the Inspector General Police IGP Sind to take strict action against street criminals. They also demanded action against the SHOs in whose area crime in on rise.
The JI leaders pointed out that robbery cases were being reported from different areas including North Nazimabad, Buffer Zone and Shadman Town; however, the police do not take appropriate steps to control crime.
They said the police are seen active in providing security protocol to VVIPs and doing nothing for safety of life and property of ordinary citizens. They demanded of the IGP Sind to purge black sheep from his department and take result oriented action against the criminals.
Separately, Jamaat-e-Islami JI amir Syed Munawar Hasan and other JI leaders expressed condolence over the demise of prominent educationist and Chancellor of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology SSUET Zille Ahmed Nizami.
Lauding the educational services of Nizami, they prayed Allah, the Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and give fortitude to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.