The government on Monday reimposed ban on pillion riding in Karachi and Hyderabad, ARY NEWS reports. Addressing a news conference after chairing a high-level meeting on law and order, Sindh Home Minister, Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza announced the move. An official announcement on Monday said that the meeting was held at the Central Police Office (CPO) and was attended by the Inspector General of Police Sindh, Sultan salahuddin Babar Khattak, Capital City Police Officer Karachi, Fayyaz Leghari and senior police officials. It said that the Home Minister directed that extraordinary measures be adopted for the maintenance of law and order and protection of lives and property of the people. He further directed that the proactive policing be made effective in a coordinated manner. Dr. Mirza directed that action be initiated against the criminals without any distinction. The CCPO Karachi informed the meeting that in the recent incidents of lawlessness 61 accused have been arrested from different areas of the city and of these 43 are from the West Zone, 10 from East Zone and eight from South Zone. He said that police is taking action against the criminal elements in the city. Home Minister directed the police that action against the criminals be intensified. He said that care be taken that no inconvenience is caused to peace-loving citizens. Dr. Mirza said that coordination and liaison with other law enforcement agencies be ensured.
By: Ary News