CM seeks e-tagging of ordinary criminals – Newest Information – The Nation


Digital tagging is a system during which a legal or suspected legal has an digital machine hooked up to him which allows police to know if he leaves a selected space

KARACHI   –   Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah presiding over a gathering to work out a method to eradicate road crime within the metropolis determined to legislate on E-tagging of criminals concerned in repeated crime and determined to start out focused operations in opposition to the road criminals.

The assembly was held at CM Home on Monday night and was attended by Advisor Legislation Murtaza Wahab, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, Advocate Normal Salman Talibuddin, IG Police Mushtaq Maher, House Secretary Saeed Mangnijo, PSCM Fayaz Jatoi, Addl IG Karachi Ghulam Nabi Memon, Addl IG Particular Department Javed Odho, Deputy DG Rangers Brigadier Rauf Shahzad, Secretary Legislation Ali Ahmed Baloch, DIGs and provincial heads of intelligence businesses.

Murad Ali Shah mentioned that there have been various criminals who have been ordinary and preserve committing crime. “I need Digital tagging of such criminals to be made in order that an eagle eye might be placed on them,” he mentioned. The Digital tagging is a system during which a legal or suspected legal has an digital machine hooked up to him which allows the police to know if he leaves a selected space. The chief minister mentioned that over the last one and half month a brand new surge of road crime has created a wave of concern and insecurity within the metropolis. “I normally go to the town secretly however hardly have seen the police and Rangers on the roads or on patrolling within the respective space,” he mentioned, including this was unacceptable in any respect.

Murad Ali Shah mentioned that some critical incidents have taken place during which residents have misplaced their lives in opposition to road criminals. “The place are your SHOs, what are they doing and what’s their efficiency,” he requested the police.  The police informed the chief minister that in 2022, 123 encounters with criminals have been carried out during which 12 criminals have been killed and 82 injured. The CM was informed that 1,217 criminals concerned in robberies have been arrested, 292 criminals held in car snatching/theft instances and 903 illicit weapons recovered.

It was identified that out of seven,179 arrested accused, 3,666 have been bailed out and three,513 acquitted. At this, the chief minister mentioned that it was the weak spot of the police that they weren’t investigating the instances correctly.

The CM mentioned that he would pay shock visits to the town and he needed the police and Rangers patrolling, snap checking and lively of their areas in safety of the residents. “I need you to maintain me posting the fortnightly efficiency of the SHO by way of legal instances of their areas,” he mentioned and added that the SHO will need to have the information of the criminals lively of their areas. He mentioned that he would take away such SHO permitting or displaying negligence in curbing the crime. It was additionally disclosed that some gangs have been working from the jails. At this, the chief minister directed the house division to launch an enormous operation in all of the jails and take strict motion in opposition to such criminals. “I need the Jail division to evolve a method to observe actions of the hardened criminals and gangsters languishing within the jail in order that by way of their clues their gangs working within the metropolis might be busted,” he mentioned.

Addl IG Police mentioned that over 15,000 posts of constables have been vacant within the metropolis. At this, the chief minister directed IG Police to expedite recruitment of the constables and preserve it an everyday apply as a result of 1,500 to 2,000 policemen have been retiring yearly. The IG Police mentioned that presently recruitment of constables was in progress. Murad Ali Shah directed IG Police, House Secretary and legislation division to recommend mandatory laws in order that bail might be made troublesome for the ordinary criminals.


The assembly determined to elevate narcotics addicts from the streets and shift them to the rehabilitation facilities in order that they might be rehabilitated.

Protected Metropolis

The chief minister mentioned that the secure metropolis challenge has come to a tendering stage beneath which the whole Crimson Zone and all of the necessary locations/installations can be lined. In the meantime, it was determined that the CCTV cameras put in by non-public individuals at their streets, enterprise centres and such different locations can be registered to facilitate them.

Personal guards

Sindh CM additionally directed the police to behave in opposition to non-public guards armed with weapons roaming within the metropolis. He added that he has witnessed numerous autos with pretend quantity plates transferring right here and there and utilizing hooters, lights supposed for use by the police. “I need you to take strict motion in opposition to them,” he ordered.

Concluding the assembly the chief minister directed all prime officers to maintain visiting their respective jurisdictions and he himself would pay shock visits.

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