KARACHI: Sindh Police Inspector General (IG) Ghulam Hyder Jamali said on Tuesday that the Safoora Goth carnage suspects are well-educated and avoided the use of mobile networks opting to communicate among themselves via Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).
During a meeting of the SIndh cabinet on Karachi’s law and order situation, which was presided over by SIndh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Jamali informed participants that suspects arrested in connection with the Safoora Goth massacre are facing 38 other cases as well.
He said that the operation in Lyari was underway and so far 81 key criminals had been arrested.
The Sindh cabinet members also appreciated the arrest of gang-war leaders Mazhar Chhotu and Amir alias Taha.
During the meeting, Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah emphasised the implementation of the National Action Plan NAP).
He said DNA labs have been set up in Jamshoro and Dow Universities and these facilities should be utilised to strengthen investigations.
Shah directed for the setting up of a forensic lab in the province soon. The chief minister also directed the Sindh home ministry to get the issue of seminary registration policy clarified by the federal government.
There are 9,590 seminaries in Sindh out of which only 6,503 are registered. There are 517 foreign students receiving education in these seminaries.
Shah said that, “Registration is a good step which would not only improve the image of the seminaries but also make things easier for the government.”