Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik has announced Quaid-e-Azam police medals and cash rewards for a Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) an officer and other senior cops who took part in operation in Lyari, Orangi Town and Qasba Colony and arrested target killers. Talking to media persons here in Karachi on early Wednesday morning, Rehman Malik said that law enforcement agencies personnel have key role in restoring peace and keeping check on people involved in sabotaging the peace of Karachi. He said that to promote and enhance the performance of police and other forces, their services should be recognised and praised so as to set an example for others. He further said that environment of competition in any institution was vital for development and bringing betterment in performance of the employees. It is worth mentioning that Police and Rangers carried out joint search operations in different areas of Karachi after Tuesday midnight following a high-level meeting in Islamabad jointly chaired by President Zardari and Prime Minister Gilani gave approval of surgical operations in troubled areas of the metropolitan city. Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) teams kept many areas of Lyari under siege for no less than four hours but could succeed arresting only five suspected militants. A number of arrests were however made from Orangi Town, Kati Pahari and Qasba Colony areas who have been shifted to unknown location for interrogation.