Salim lashes out at Sindh govt over poor law and order

ISLAMABAD - President PML-Q (Likeminded) Senator Salim Saifullah Khan Thursday said the law and order situation in Sindh was deteriorating and the provincial government had failed to provide security to the people. Addressing an emergency party meeting, Salim Saifullah strongly condemned the target killing of his party General Secretary Hyderabad Qari Mushtaq in Hyderabad Additional Secretary General Ayub Khattak, Senior Vice President PML-Q (Likeminded) Faqir Hussain Bukhari, Deputy Secretary Information Ajab Gul Surani and President Federal Capital Islamabad Asia Azim also attended the meeting. He was of the view that the spate of target killings was shifting to other big cities of Sindh besides Karachi. He added that if the government did not take emergency measures to control target killings, the situation would become even worse. He said the Sindh government had completely failed to provide safety and security to the people of its province as the incidents of target killings were increasing with every passing day. Criticising the role of the provincial government he said that since January 2010 till now, 800 innocent people had been killed in target killing and the government had not brought even a single accused person before the nation and media. He urged the Sindh government to announce compensation for all the victims of Karachi target killings, besides ordering inquiry of all the target killings. He said that his party had already sent letters to the provincial government regarding threats received to the leadership and workers in Karachi. However, the government did not pay heed to their concerns due to which one of their active leaders lost his life. He said that his party would raise its voice at all forums to provide safety and protection to its leadership and workers.

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