Thirty-one extortionists arrested in Karachi, says Malik
KARACHI: Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Sunday that the police has arrested 31 people arrested in extortion in Karachi, DawnNews reported.
Extortion has been taking place since 15 years, however, the situation has been improving since the government took strict measures, Malik stated.
The minister also met with Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah and discussed with him the issue of extortion in Karachi.
Talking to the media after the meeting, Malik said that target killings in Karachi have been stopped but the extortion problem is still continuing.
Qaim Ali Shah also said that Karachi’s situation is improving and further stated that MQM is an ally of the government and will together participate in the next elections.