KARACHI: Police claimed it recovered three bullet-riddled bodies from different parts of city while rescue sources said three people were found dead due to excess consumption of drugs.
According to reports two of them died at Bashir Chowk in New Karachi while third one was found dead under Rexer Bridge. The identities of the three could not be ascertained. The bodies were shifted to city morgue after legal formalities.
Police said three bodies were found from Northern Bypass in Surjani Town. The bodies bore marks of torture and bullets. The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for examination.
One person was killed and another injured when a wall collapsed of a house collapsed in Babar Market area Landhi. The body and injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for autopsy. Their identities were not yet ascertained.
Police said two persons were drowned at sea view. The rescue services found their bodies on the seaside and shifted them to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for examination. The bodies were not identified.
Rangers told to beef up security: Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad on Monday directed Director General (DG) Rangers Major General Rizwan Akhter to beef up security in the city in order to avoid any backlash from the actions taken against extremist elements across the country.
During a meeting at Governor House, DG Rangers briefed Governor Sindh regarding targeted action and other efforts taken for the security and safety of citizens in the province including Karachi.
Ibad directed DG to made targeted operations more effective in order to tighten grip on the criminal elements.
He said the Prime Minister to oversight complaints regarding ongoing-targeted operation formed a Grievances Redressal Committee. The Committee has representation from all quarters and its first session was convened on Saturday. Effective intelligence system was necessary to bust out criminal rings and steps should be made to eliminate terror groups. He said strict measures were taken on federal level to stop usage of illegal SIMS in the province. It is necessary for Rangers and police to increase patrolling in areas where crime rate was high in order to raise confidence among common citizens, he said. app
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