CM Sindh approves shifting of ATC courts to Karachi central jail

Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Monday authorised the proposal of shifting eight anti-terrorism courts (ATC) from Clifton to Central Jail Karachi. The chief minister took the choice throughout a gathering known as to debate safety at courts and was attended by senior authorities officers from the province.
Shah mentioned the police have given him a report detailing the motion of prisoners and that it includes the deployment of 1500 policemen for his or her safety, which he termed as an alarming state of affairs.
The chief secretary of the province knowledgeable Shah that out of eight ATC courts within the space, six have been accomplished with within the jail premises, whereas the opposite two could be made accessible quickly.
There are 10 ATC courts working in Karachi.
Shah on the event additionally instructed satisfactory safety preparations for metropolis and Malir courts.
Rs10 million compensation for slain policemenThe chief minister, on the recommendation of former president Asif Ali Zardari, introduced a compensation of Rs10 million for heirs of the slain policeman who was killed in the course of the assault on the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalander.
The choice was taken in a gathering between the previous president and the chief minister.
“This isn’t only a compensation for a killed head constable however it’s a clear message to all the police power that their authorities wouldn’t go away their households alone and helpless in the event that they sacrificed their life within the line of their obligation,” mentioned the previous president.
The Inspector Normal Sindh AD Khawaja additionally briefed Zardari on the assault on the shrine. The IG mentioned there have been 4,000 devotees on the time of the assault.
“Counter Terrorism Division has been assigned the investigation and geo fencing information was being obtained,” mentioned the police official.
He added that seven to eight kilogrammes of explosive had been used within the assault, with lead, empty 9mm cartridges and ball bearings used for fragmentation results.
Zardari on the event mentioned the areas bordering the provincial our bodies ought to have strict mechanisms in place to test motion of individuals.

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