Army Chief orders inquiry into ‘Karachi incident’

Ready to respond with full might if war imposed on us: COAS
Ready to respond with full might if war imposed on us: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday took notice of the recent “Karachi incident”, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement. As per ISPR Gen Bajwa has directed Commander Karachi Corps to immediately inquire into the circumstances to determine the facts. The COAS has directed the Karachi corps commander to inquire about the Karachi incidents and report back as soon as possible, the ISPR added. The statement comes moments after Pakistan chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari addressed a press conference at Bilawal House in Karachi and asked Gen Bajwa to hold an inquiry into the recent “Karachi incidents”

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has immediately summoned Governor Sindh Imran Ismail to Islamabad over recent developments in the aftermath of the arrest of the PML-N leader Captain Safdar in Karachi. Earlier today, Inspector General of Police (IG) Sindh and other top police officials in the province had decided to go on leave in protest over mishandle and ridicule of the Sindh police officials in an episode involving the arrest of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Captain Safdar Awan.


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