KARACHI: With reference to the situation of law and order in Karachi, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Monday that he had discussed the matter with the Rangers of the Directorate General in detail and said the results have been obtained empowerment Rangers after police powers at the request of the Government of Sindh.
In addition, Malik said that a special working group set up to check smuggling by sea.
“The Force will explore all options, ways and means for controlling the trafficking of human beings outside the country and to control the traffic of fuel in Iran the country,” he told the media after holding separate meetings with the FIA DG, Waseem Ahmed , DG Coast Guard, Brig. Shahryar Khan, and DG Sindh Rangers, Major General Ijaz Choudhry.
The Minister said that anti-immigration will be redefined to give more powers to the Coast Guard so they can more effectively check the smuggling.
He said that coastal areas of Balochistan have been widely used by smugglers trafficking in human beings through Iran to the UAE and European countries, while diesel fuel has been smuggled into the country, also from Iran.
“Diesel is not smuggling flights only in Pakistan but moved to Afghanistan,” he said.
Malik said that in addition to fuel smuggling of other products in Afghanistan also be controlled by the forces stationed on the borders.
Asked about the case of the National Raymond Davis, Malik said there was no pressure on the government and the law will take its due course.
“Trust the Punjab government and police, there is no interference,” he added.