159 criminals killed in encounters 77 in days: IGP

September 15, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Positive changes in any society require holdings of healthy activities and sports including cricket, hockey, football, tennis, baseball to uphold the society towards positivity which also strengthens people physically and mentally, particularly youth.

This was stated by Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh, Ghulam Haider Jamali, while addressing the Sindh police sports inauguration ceremony at National Sports Complex Karachi.

Commissioner Karachi Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqi, Additional Inspector General Police (AIGP) Karachi Ghulam Qadir Thebo, Additional IG Special Branch Sindh Syed Zakir Hussain and other police officers were also present.

While addressing police officers, Jamali urged officers and constables associated with police forces to take part in sports to maintain their fitness so that attentiveness could be evident while performing duties.

He also briefed about progress made in law and order situation by police and said that during last two and half months, 212 criminals were killed during raids conducted by separate branches of department across Sindh, which included 36 terrorists, seven kidnappers, one extortionist, 166 dacoits and three notified dacoits.

In light of law and order situation in Karachi, Jamali said city police had conducted 6269 raids and 365 encounters in which 159 criminals were killed including 36 terrorists, four kidnappers, one extortionist and 118 dacoits.

Commissioner Karachi remarked that at provincial and city level, a positive change had emerged, particularly among youth, and in future, under the leadership of IGP Ghulam Haider Jamali and such youth, the country would earn a good name.

He also praised the role of IGP and police in establishing peace and said that the department had fulfilled its responsibilities courageously and passionately. The ceremony was concluded with medals and reward distribution ceremony.

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