Not a single dacoit should be spared, CM Murad tells police
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Giving instructions for speeding up operation against dacoits in Shikarpur, Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday made it clear to the police officers that not a single bandit should be spared, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
He added the provincial government considered the deaths of two police jawans and one photographer in clashes with dacoits a big loss.
“We salute the martyrs,” Sindh chief minister said, and added that he had directed the inspector general of police to look after the heirs of those martyred in an encounter with the lawless elements. “And those who have been injured in the encounter are ‘Ghazis’,” he said.
CM Murad claimed that the Sindh government had improved the law and order situation in the province. “Otherwise, people would shudder at the mere thought of travelling from Sukkur to Shikarpur,” he said.
Sindh CM offers condolences
Earlier, the chief minister offered his heartfelt condolences to the families of two police jawans and a photographer who had lost their lives in police action against dacoits.
He also announced giving government jobs to each member of the affected families.
Around 200 commandoes are assisting the cops in the operation.
Police have claimed to have destroyed several hideouts of dacoits.
Reporter Abdul Jabbar Abro