Latest News / KARACHI: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said that the government would follow the policy of de-radicalization being trailed by the Government of Saudi Arabia.
Malik Talking to the media on Thursday that we want to eradicate concepts of radicalism from the society and it is our aim to reduce the groups of terrorists with their evil designs and affiliation with political groups or extortionists in one way or the other.
He said the government was fully determined to expose all elements involved in acts of terrorism across the country. “It is our objective and plan to work with the youth to introduce community policing with the co-operation of area police and Rangers,” he added.
He said 40 persons were detained but only eight were arrested after proper investigation and screening and added that nobody would be allowed to hijack the community on gunpoint.
Referring to the recent incident of killing of an industrialist on I.I. Chundrigar Road, the Minister said that he had the courage to offfer resistance and sacrificed his life against lawlessness.
“We need such spirit from all to fight anti-social elements and the government will leave no stone unturned in this regard to restore peace not only in Karachi but also elsewhere in the country,” he added. /APP