Five entry routes to Karachi closed for 30 days over law and order

Karachi commissioner directed to close five entry points. Source: FILE.

KARACHI: Commissioner Karachi has ordered to close five entry routes to Karachi for 30 days to prevent the entry of miscreants into the city affecting the law and order situation.

According to a notification, the Karachi commissioner directed to close five unfrequented entry points to Karachi for 30 days under Section 144.

The closure orders were issued by the Karachi Commission Office. The Sindh Rangers had requested to close the entry routes between Sindh and Balochistan.

The request to close the five inter-provincial routes was made to block the entry of miscreants into the city who frequently use these routes to enter into the city. The five routes include Soomar Goth, Salu Goth, Noor Muhammad Goth, Hamdard University, and Dureji Trash Road.

However, 10 inter-provincial routes between Karachi and Balochistan will be opened for the public including Abbas Goth, Murad Goth, Wadera M Goth, Western Bypass Road, Raees Goth, Main RCD Highway, Aftab Chowk, Mari Chowk, Band Murad and Khuda Baksh Goth Link Road.

The notification was issued after the recommendation of the Sindh Home Department, stating that legal action will be taken against the violators besides giving powers to deputy commissioners and assistant commissioners of Malir, Keamari and West districts.

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