Karachi- Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the Karachi operation is targeted only against the criminals‚ which would continue with added force.

Addressing a news conference in Karachi tonight‚ he said the operation is not directed against any party‚ but only against the criminals .

He said the federal government has directed law enforcement agencies that the perception of “missing person” must end and information about anyone arrested must be given to his relatives.

Secondly‚ the Interior Minister said the government will not tolerate anyone torturing the detained persons.

The minister said no action should be carried out in civilian clothes. If CID has powers to carry out operations in civilian clothes‚ such operations should be recorded and the details of such actions must be sent to the home ministry.