Khurram for exemplary punishment to political workers' killers

Source:  Daily Times Published in Politics on Friday, January 30, 2015

ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastagir on Thursday underlined the need for giving exemplary punishment to those who found involved in killings of political workers in Karachi.

“There should be stern action against whosoever is involved in killings of political workers in Karachi without any discrimination,” he said that while talking to a private TV channel. He said that restoration of peace in the metropolis was responsibility of the provincial government and the federal government would provide all possible assistance in this regard, he said. The minister highlighted importance of peace and improved law and order in Karachi city saying that establishing peace there was essential for economic growth as the city was hub of economical activities in Pakistan.

He said that the ongoing Karachi operation should be carried out without any discrimination and if any political party was found to involve in criminal activities, action should be taken against it. Replying to a question, he said that different 'mafias' were operating in Karachi so the government should evolve an effective policy to crush them. He said that the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was going to visit at Karachi to review the prevailing law and order situation there.

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