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Rangers, Sindh Police given powers to act against law-breakers: Malik

ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Saturday said the Sindh Rangers and Sindh Police had been vested with powers to take action against law breakers.
"The recent action in Orangi Town in Karachi was a law-enforcement measure in the same context. It was directed against anti-social elements and land grabbers. No operation, as has been claimed in some sections of the press, has been launched in Karachi," Malik said.
According to a press release, the law-enforcement

Rangers given additional power on Sindh govt’s request: Kaira

ISLAMABAD - The Rangers have been empowered to arrest miscreants in Karachi on a request by the Sindh government, Information Minster Qamar Zaman Kaira said on Saturday. "The Rangers have been tasked with taking action against miscreants in Karachi on a request by the Sindh government.
The whole country is worried over the worsening law and order situation in Karachi and the government is taking measures to restore peace there," Kaira said while talking to reporters after an

Ranger’s stray bullet kills elderly man

LAHORE - A man was killed by the stray bullet in the Khana Police station precincts on Wednesday. The relatives of the deceased alleged that the bullet was fired from the Rangers firing centre near their home.
The deceased was identified as Haji Maqbool Ahmad, 63-years-old, a resident of the Engineers Town, Defence road. The nephew of the deceased Zeeshan told Pakistan Today that on the day of incident, Maqbool was reading newspaper on his terrace when a stray bullet hit his

Rangers welcome the New Year at St Andrew’s Church

LAHORE - Smartly turned-out buglers of Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) sounded the "Fanfare" during New Year's midnight service held in St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Nabha Road on Friday midnight.
Sounding of bugles is an annual tradition of Pakistan Rangers and St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, signifying close cooperation between government troops and the Christian community, and harmony between Muslims and Christians.
Rev Ernest Shams who organises this exciting event for a

Rangers start patrolling sensitive areas before Ashura

LAHORE: Nine companies of Punjab Rangers started performing their duties on Monday for maintaining law and order during Ashura in six sensitive cities of Punjab including Lahore. Punjab Rangers spokesman SR Mehboob told Pakistan Today that nine Punjab Rangers companies have left their stations to take charge of security during Ashura for avoiding any untoward incident.
He said that the companies have left on Punjab Rangers Director General Major General Yaqoob Ali Khan's orders.

Rangers to deal with KU ‘miscreants’

KARACHI: Rangers personnel have been authorised to take action against all students disrupting the peaceful environment of the University of Karachi (KU) or found to be involved in any criminal activity.
In a meeting on Saturday, KU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddiqui issued special instructions to the Pakistan Rangers Sindh to control the lawlessness at the varsity.
It was decided in the meeting that every student must wear the university's identity card to