Interior Minister Rehman Malik - File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Taking notice of the unrest in Karachi, President Asif Ali Zardari sought from the interior ministry, a report on the situation within 48 hours, whereas Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has ordered for a judicial probe of the incident, DawnNews reported.

President Zardari while seeking a report from Interior Minister Rehman Malik, also directed for the establishment of peace in the city by all means.

Chief minister ordered a judicial probe into the ‘Muhabat-e-Sindh’ (Love of Sindh) rally and the incidents of firing and violence that ensued it. He also summoned a meeting on law and order.

Moreover, Rehman Malik while assailing the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said that it is adamant on spreading unrest and it would be accountable for the killings in Karachi.

He added that miscreants from interior Sindh were brought into attend the rally.

The interior minister phoned IG Sindh police and sought, from him, a report on the incident within 24 hours.

He directed Director General of Rangers and IG police to take control of the situation and ordered for additional deployment of security personnel and increased patrolling in the city.