Musharraf suggests placing Karachi under martial law for deweaponisation of city
Karachi, Dec. 2 (ANI): The chief of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) and former Pakistan president General (retired) Pervez Musharraf has said that the objective of deweaponisation in Karachi could be achieved by placing the city under martial law.
In a statement, Musharraf suggested appointing a Lieutenant General as the martial law administrator, reports The News.
Musharraf said an impartial operation was necessary to deweaponise Karachi, and added that the Supreme Court and the government should extend their full support to the military in its endeavour to rid the city of arms.
Musharraf said that during his tenure, Karachi had been the "city of lights and a great source of economic prosperity". He said that trade was flourishing in the city under his regime, benefiting almost all sections of the population. (ANI)
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