ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the Senate of Pakistan, Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan has questioned DG Rangers Sindh how the authorities reached at the figure of Rs. 230 billion regarding corruption in Sindh by organized network that are backed by political parties and government officials according to allegations of DG Rangers. There should be strong evidence of all allegations regarding corruption.
Talking to the media outside Parliament House, Ahsan questioned, “On what grounds was this estimate made?” He added that the Rangers and others Law Enforcement Agencies deployed in Karachi to investigate this matter instead of making claims. “A free and fair investigation should take place. The Sindh government is willing to cooperate.”
Ahsan also raised question whether the said illegal practices have been going on for past many years or not?
On June 11, DG Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar exposed in apex committee that organized network with the help of political parties and government officials are collecting over Rs. 230 billion per annum. He also revealed that money earned through illegal means is also distributed among the influential personalities and gang war groups to buy weapons and to maintain gang war groups. It was further revealed that money is forcefully taken in the name of Zakat, Fitrah, Sadqa, skins of animals, extortion, land grabbing, china cutting, and smuggling of Iranian diesel.
Commenting on the smuggling of Iranian diesel, Ahsan commented that this should be investigated as well. He questioned, “What is border security is doing about this?”