CM Sindh approves extension of Rangers’ special powers


KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah Wednesday approved the extension of Rangers’ special powers in Karachi for another 90 days from October 13.
The paramilitary force — requisitioned under Article 147 of the Constitution and operating under clause 1 of subsection 3 of section 4 of Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 — will be able to prevent the commission of terrorist acts and scheduled offences in notified areas.
The paramilitary force’s tenure for aiding the police and civil administration will expire on October 12.


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