NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- HIGH LEVEL MEETING ON KARACHI SITUATION
GUESTS- HAIDER ABBAS RIZVI, BRIG; MOHAMMAD SAAD, MOLA BAKSH CHANDEO, IMTIAZ SHEIKH, SHAZIA HINJRA
HAIDER ABBAS RIZVI OF MQM said that it is MQM greatest desire that peace is restored in Karachi. He said that it was MQM that demanded military operation in Karachi. He said that whenever there is something wrong in the operation MQM always highlights it. He said that if intelligence based operation Zarb-e-Azb is expanded to Karachi and rest of the country MQM will support it. He said that all the problems of Karachi should be addressed simultaneously otherwise here and there something will keep happening in the city. He said that there is criminal element in the political parties but they do not support them. He said that if transparent investigations take place in Baldia Town tragedy MQM or even Haider Abbas Rizvi should be punished if they are involved.
BRIG; MOHAMMAD SAAD said that there are three kind of crimes in Karachi one organized, secondly sectarian and thirdly extortion. He said that in 1994 in Karachi a police station used to be sold for two billion rupees. He said that political parties in Karachi have their armed wings for extortion if they wish it can be controlled. He said that Karachi police is highly politicized the rangers should have more authority. He said that the criminal element in Sindh police has the backing of the politicians because the due share of the money goes at the highest level. He said that if the agencies catch the criminal element of the political parties they make big deal out of it.
MOLA BAKSH CHANDEO OF PPPP said that to resolve the problem of Karachi same police can be used just will is needed. He said that MQM is the party demands military operation in Karachi more than anybody else and they are the one have maximum objections as well. He said that PPPP is against the military courts but for the sake of the peace in the country we supported it.
IMTIAZ SHEIKH OF PML-F said that the opinion on Karachi situation should be unanimous because we can not afford failure of the operation there. He said that the politicians have given full support to the military against terrorism by making the amendments in the constitution.
SHAZIA HINJRA SPECIAL PROSECUTOR BALDIA TOWN TRAGEDY said that the reason to distance her from the case is security and non cooperation of the concerned departments. She said that it is not clear as yet that how many people are involved in the tragedy and investigating officer is not cooperative. She said that one channel is reporting that she distanced herself because of the fee of the case she said that it is wrong and lamenting.