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Karachi law and order implementation case hearing resumes.

Pakistan on 20 September 2013
Location : Karachi, Pakistan | Source : Express Tribune. Image Source: Express Tribune

The Supreme Court resumed the Karachi law and order suo motu implementation proceedings at its Karachi registry on Thursday, Express News reported.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry headed the five-member bench, which also comprised Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed.

Attorney-General Munir A Malik presented a report in the court which stated that 1,357 criminal elements were arrested between September 5 and September 16.

He said that 1,000 CCTV cameras are already in place in Karachi and 910 more are due to be installed. He added that a total of 2,060 cameras will be installed by November, 2013.

Rangers Director-General, Major General Rizwan Akhter, Inspector General Sindh, Chief Secretary Muhammad Shehzad  and Frontier Corps (FC) Commandant were also present at the hearing.

Dr Ramzan Bhatti will present a report to the court regarding the missing containers case, which saw the alleged disappearance of over 19,000 containers allegedly carrying arms, ammunition, liquor and other goods.

The arms in these containers were reportedly used to further violence in Karachi. The sealed report will be opened and examined by the court today.

Investigation began into the missing containers case on September 2, following an order from the Supreme Court.

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