Army Chief ap­proves more mil­i­tary courts for Karachi

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Chief of Army Staff Gen­eral Ra­heel on Tues­day ap­proved an in­crease in the num­ber of mil­i­tary courts for the me­trop­o­lis.

Ac­cord­ing to an In­ter Ser­vices Public Re­la­tions state­ment, the army chief was briefed on the latest se­cu­rity sit­u­a­tion dur­ing his visit to Karachi.

Com­mend­ing all ranks of Rangers, po­lice, in­tel­li­gence agen­cies and the peo­ple for sig­nif­i­cant im­prove­ment in the city's se­cu­rity, Gen­eral Ra­heel handed equip­ment worth Rs65 mil­lion to Karachi po­lice for en­hanc­ing their ca­pa­bil­i­ties.

Fur­ther, the army chief di­rected the author­i­ties con­cerned to break the nexus be­tween ter­ror­ists, crim­i­nal mafias, vi­o­lence and cor­rup­tion to en­sure a peace­ful and terror-free port city.Ear­lier dur­ing the day, Gen­eral Ra­heel vis­ited the Yadgar- e- Shuhuda and Army Air De­fence Cen­tre in the city.

The army chief laid flo­ral wreaths at Yadgar-e-Shuhuda and pinned badges of rank on shoul­ders of Lieu­tenant Gen­eral Zamir Ul Has­san Shah and Ad­ju­tant Gen­eral Pak­istan Army to for­mally in­stall him as Colonel Com­man­dant of Army Air De­fence. The COAS was briefed about the on­go­ing train­ing ac­tiv­i­ties at the cen­tre.

Gen­eral Ra­heel ar­rived in Karachi on Mon­day evening as part of a sched­uled visit to re­view the over­all se­cu­rity sit­u­a­tion amid the on­go­ing op­er­a­tion by the paramil­i­tary Rangers and po­lice.

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