CM’s Advisor takes notice of reported attack on women

KARACHI: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Social Welfare Shamim Mumtaz on Thursday took notice of reported incidents of attack on women in Gulistan-i-Johar area of metropolis and directed SSP District East Dr. Samiullah Soomro to ensure the security arrangements and immediate arrest of the culprits involved.

In a statement, the Advisor in presence of Chairperson Provincial Commission on the Status of Women Nuzhat Shireen contacted SSP East on telephone and directed him to find out the real motives behind incidents.

She observed that Karachi became very peaceful city due to strict arrangements of security.”Our police, Rangers and other law enforcement agencies had played vital role to bring peace in city and no one would be allowed to disturb the peaceful atmosphere,” she added.

She appealed to civil society and injured women in particular to cooperate with police to arrest the culprits.

The SSP East Dr. Samiullah Soomro told the advisor that three injured women were treated in last two days in local private health care facility

as the injured women were approached by local police station officials but they refused to register complaints with police.

He informed that Police patrolling has been increased in the area and investigation is underway and soon culprits will be arrested.