Sindh Assembly approves resolution; Rangers’ powers extended for 12 months

16 Dec, 2015 5:30 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The Sindh Assembly on Wednesday approved the resolution regarding extension in the powers of the Rangers.

The opposition protested against limiting the powers of the Rangers and tore the copies of the resolution. Later, it also staged a walkout. The MQM also rejected the resolution. 

The resolution granted the Rangers powers for 12 months. 

According to the resolution, the Rangers will have to get permission from the chief secretary for carrying out an action. 

The Rangers will not be able to raid any department under the Sindh government. 

Moreover, the Rangers will not be able to arrest a person on suspicion without permission of the Sindh government. The Rangers will have to get permission from the Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah for action against any facilitator of terrorists. 

Izharul Hassan said that the operation should be launched across Sindh. “Why is the china-cutting chief not being arrested?” he said.

Sardar Ahmed said that the assembly had been used to save the corrupt people.

Arbab Ghulam Rahim said that the assembly had made fun of today’s day.

Faisal Vowda said that no one would accept this resolution.

Later, the Sindh Assembly adjourned the session until Friday. 

Meanwhile, traders have announced to take out rallies and besiege the Sindh Assembly in protest against granting limited powers to Rangers. 


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