In the midst of several days of utmost political tensions, the law and order situation in Pakistan has come to a head. Pakistani media Dawn reported that the country’s paramilitary forces, the Rangers, abducted the Sindh provincial captain to force the arrest of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s army chief Kamar Javed Bajwa has ordered an investigation into the incident.
A statement from the Pakistan Army said the Karachi army commander would investigate the incident. Meanwhile, in protest of this disrespect of the captain , various officials of Sindh police applied for public leave. Clashes have already erupted in various parts of Karachi following the incident.
Meanwhile, within the national interest, for the nonce , IG Mustaq Mehr of Sindh Police has decided to postpone their leave application for ten days. He has made an equivalent request to his subordinate officers.
Pakistan’s opposition parties staged a procession accusing Prime Minister Imran Khan and therefore the Pakistani administration of failure. Shortly afterwards, Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law and Pakistan Muslim League leader Mohammad Safdar was arrested. it’s alleged that Pakistan’s paramilitary Rangers signed Safdar’s bench warrant against Sindh Police IG Mustaq Meher against his will. Later, however, Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law got bail from the court.
The incident sparked outrage among police forces in Sindh province. In protest of the insult to the Chief of Army Staff, small and large officers started applying for leave. The Sindh police also tweeted that the police had been insulted and humiliated within the incident
It was also alleged that the morale of the whole army was broken this unfortunate incident Meanwhile, Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari posted an image on Twitter in support of Sindh police. He also called on the people of Pakistan to support the Sindh police.
Meanwhile, Sindh Police IG Mustaq Mehr has not yet commented on who forcibly took him to the Rangers’ office or who abducted him. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan also didn’t discuss the incident However, the govt of Pakistan is extremely upset over the police-army clash