Terror engulf the Karachiites
June 22, 2012
The deployment of Rangers and Frontier Corps remained unbeneficial besides the Police forces, in the unrest areas of Karachi. The assailants target the lives of the people when ever and where ever they want, but nobody seems to prevent them.
The police forces and rangers seem unable infront of the terrorists.
The old city area of Karachi looks like a free zone area for the terrorists, as a high number of murders have been reported in the this area. The residents of the old city area are in severe chaos due to the increasing blood shad.
Although, the killing has became a daily routine in the city, the over killing in the current week has reached to at least hundred people were brutally killed, while several were killed having abducted.
The killings after abduction prove the presence of torture cells in the city, where the kidnapped people are held and tortured, and killed and then the death bodies are safely taken to different places.
Whereas, inspite of admitting the increasing killings and unrest situation of the city, for hiding its incapability, the police force blames the media for exaggerating the killings and worst law and order situation of the city.
On 10th June atleast five people were killed and two injured in the Mauripur Road area when two opposing groups exchanged fire.
According to SSP West Amir Farooqi, the dead include Lyari gang members who were accused of being involved in various illegal activities.
In another incident, a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activist was killed and six other people were injured when unknown men opened fire at them in PIB Colony.
Police also found two bodies in gunny bags that were laid near Liari Expressway area.
In Mauripur Road more than a dozen miscreants attacked and then fled away from the crime scene is the sheer symbol of negligence of the law enforcement agencies.
In another incident on 11th June in the limits of Saeedabad Police Station unknown armed men killed the property dealer in suspicion that the property dealer might belong to Lyari gang war group.
On 12th June Qarar Ali the brother of a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MPA was killed while his brother Zakir Ali injured when unknown men opened fire at them in Sher Shah Kabari Market.
In other incidents of violence as maximum as eight persons were killed the killing incidents were occurred in various areas including Orangi Town, Memon Society in the limits of Kalari Police Station, Daad Muhammad Goth and Ghareebadad.
On 13 June, the traders decided to go on a token strike after the murder of yet another trader, Qarar Ali, who was a well-known trader of Shershah’s scrap market. Qarrar was shot dead, and his brother, Zakir Ali, was injured, inside their shop-cum-godown. Ali was killed after he refused to pay extortion.
As per information, during the last weeks more two-dozen businessmen were kidnapped from various parts of the city, however, nothing has been done so far for their recovery. Some sources said that some traders were released after paying heavy amount of ransom to the abductors, however, the law enforcing agencies could not recover even a single trader.
The extortionists attacked with 24 hand grenades to receive extortion money while more than 32 traders were killed. The government has not taken initiative to provide protection to the business community in the city.
At least six persons were gunned down on 14 June in various parts of the city including Shoe Market in the limits of Garden Police Station, Liyari Agra Taj Colony, M. A. Jinnah Road. Moreover, within the limits of Baghdadi Police Station, unidentified men threw a sack-packed body, in front of Ghausia Mobile Market, near Lyari Khadda Market and fled away. It is said that the deceased was kidnapped, severely tortured and then shot dead.
A firing incident took place at Khushaal Chowk in the Machar Colony located in the jurisdiction of Docks Police Station. Unidentified men opened fire on a motorcyclist and fled. The deceased was identified as Israr Khan.
Peer Muhammad Baloch was shot dead in the PIB Colony police limits. The incident happened on Friday (15 June) morning in Baloch Para of the PIB Colony. The Investigators said that the deceased was the maternal uncle of Ahmed Ali Magsi of the Lyari gang war.
After the incident fear and panic prevailed in the aforementioned area.
In another incident, Ayub Baloch and Nadeem Baloch came under attack near the Fawara Chowk in Garden. Police reached the crime scene and shifted the two injured to Civil Hospital where during treatment Ayub Baloch died while his friend Nadeem survived.
Another victim of the day, Shujaat, was shot dead in Bijli Nagar, Mominabad, on Friday morning, police said.
The deceased, a security guard at a local shop, was performing his duty when two armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire on him. As a result, Shujaat breathed his last on the spot. The deceased hailed from Matta in Swat. He left behind a widow and two children.
Two unidentified armed men had opened fire on him in Awami Colony, killing him on the spot. Police said that the deceased was a supporter of a political party and termed the murder of Mirza Adeel as part of target killings.
Hence, this week also remained extreme grief-stricken for the residents of Karachi, meanwhile, no bacon of hope seems to counter the bloodshed and bring prosperity and peace in the city.
The Inspector General (IG) Sindh looks busy in strongly instructing his subordinate officers and calls on the business community to take them in to confidence, in the last day of his employment.