Islamabad: Federal Minister for Defence and Water & Power, Khawaja Asif while lauding the sacrifices of security forces and law enforcement agencies (LEAs) personnel for restoration of peace in Karachi has said, that sacrifices rendered for the noble cause will not go in vain.

Khawaja Asif in a statement issued on Wednesday said that forces that have taken the Karachi hostage will not be allowed to fulfill their nefarious designs of.

He said that an inquiry committee has been formed and tasked to identify and arrest the perpetrators of the attack on security vehicle at M A Jinnah Road resulting in martyrdom of two soldiers of Military Police.

In accordance with notification issued by the Sindh Police, DIG South Dr Jameel will head the committee and will be entitled to seek anyone’s assistance within the city range. DIG Central Investigation Agency (CIA), SSP South, SSP West, SSP SIU and DSP Preddy were also included in the high-level probe committee.

The committee will report to the IG Sindh on daily basis and will remain active till the arrests of the culprits, said the notification.

Meanwhile, the Sindh Rangers have announced a Rs2.5 million reward for any information leading to terrorists involved in Tuesday’s attack on M A Jinnah Road, targeting the vehicle of the Military Police.

DIG South Dr Jameel has claimed progress in the ongoing investigation of the attack, saying eye witnesses’ accounts have been recorded at the Preddy Police Station in this regard. He said militants belonging to local and international terrorist outfits might be involved in the attack.