PTI blames Sindh govt for failing to curb street crime.

KARACHI -- The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Monday approached the Sindh High Court on the current state of law and order mainly in urban areas of Sindh alleging that the Sindh government of the Pakistan Peoples Party had lost its writ and failed to curb the menace of street crimes.

PTI-Karachi president and member of the provincial assembly Khurram Sher Zaman filed a petition asking the judiciary to direct the Sindh government and inspector general of police to play their role in curbing the menace of street crimes.

'The Sindh government is responsible for protecting the life and property of its citizens,' he said while talking to reporters after filing the petition. 'The Sindh government has failed to curb street crime across the province. Nazim Jokhio has been killed due to violence by the ruling party's MPA Jam Awais. The Sindh government should take stern action against those responsible for the murder of Jokhio.'

Mr Zaman said that the people of Karachi were living in a constant fear and a large number of people were not leaving their home after the sunset due to the growing incident of street crimes all across the city with no check from the police authorities.

He asked the leaders of the ruling party in Sindh to stop 'fooling' the people in the name of democracy. He held the PPP responsible for growing crimes as it had failed to protect the rights of the people even after the 13 years of rule.

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