KARACHI - Sindh Inspector General Police Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari on Monday got progress report about interrogation of Abbas Town blast from head of investigation team, Additional Inspector General (AIG) CID, Ghulam Shabbir Sheikh.
He directed to expedite in advance intelligence collection for arrest the accused involved in blast and accelerate result-oriented raids and targeted operations in the light of available evidences. He instructed to beef up security in sensitive areas, particularly around Imambarghs. He directed to enhance random snap checking and surveillance in these areas.
The IGP further directed to make comprehensive security arrangements around Masjids, Madarsas, public places, markets or industrial zones, government buildings, sensitive installations, fast food chains or hotels and deploy police personnel in plainclothes, beside increasing snap checking, search and setting up police pickets at exits and entrance points of important areas.
It was revealed in a crime analysis report that motorcycles are used in most of terrorist activities and other heinous crimes, while majority of bikes riders were using substandard number plates which were not even clearly visible.
Leghari directed the police to contact excise and taxation department for issuance of quality number plates for motorcycles registered till time and make sure about the availability of data of bikes having the number plates of other provinces.
He urged the officers to take advantage of latest technology to trace down the snatched motorcycles, vehicles and criminals, besides improving the performance of teams constituted for this purpose.