KARACHI: Rangers on Monday asked the people of Karachi to carry their original computerised national identity cards with them, otherwise they could be arrested.

“Citizens of Karachi are requested to keep with them their ID cards at all times for confirmation of their identity,” said a Rangers spokesman in a brief statement.

“It is further added that copies of ID cards will not be acceptable and the individual in question will be taken into custody till his or her identity is positively proven.”

The spokesman said that the law enforcement agencies were working to arrest criminals and target killers and the citizens should cooperate in the ongoing drive However, the paramilitary force did not explain as to how the move would benefit them.

Published in Dawn, April 21st, 2015

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