Targeted operation in Karachi not against any group: Maj Gen Bilal Akbar
21 March, 2016
KARACHI: Maj Gen Bilal Akbar, the chief of Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, said on Sunday that the ongoing targeted operation in Karachi was not against any group or party and its only mission was to eradicate crime from the city.
During a meeting with a 70-member delegation of All Pakistan Security Services Association led by retired Brig Rasheed Malik, the director general advised religious and political parties not to protect criminal elements in their ranks.
He said the operation would continue till elimination of terrorism. There was no timeframe for the operation, he added.
He praised the role of security companies which despite all odds were protecting the life and property of people.
Maj Gen Bilal Akbar urged the companies to share their information with law-enforcement agencies and the Rangers would prepare a plan to deal with the matter.
Mr Malik and other members of the delegation praised Rangers for maintaining law and order in the city and expressed the hope that the paramilitary force would continue the operation with the same zeal and spirit.