Pakistan

PTI worker's killing: Police JIT absolves Sananullah, others

LAHORE: A report of police’s Joint Investigation Team has acquitted PML-N’s heavyweight Rana Sanaullah, Minister Abid Sher Ali and three others in a case pertaining to killing of PTI worker, ARY News reported Sunday.

A PTI activist, Haq Nawaz, 22, was shot dead during a clash between PML-N supporters, police and PTI workers during PTI’s protest against election rigging in Faisalabad on December 8. 2014.  PTI chairman Imran Khan had announced ‘shutdown’ of Faisalabad on Dec 8 that later turned into a violent day.

After killing of its worker, PTI had got case registered against Rana Sanaullah, who was Punjab’s law minister at that time, and other PML-N leaders.

PTI workers protest during clashes with PML-N supporters during a demonstration in Faisalabad on December 8, 2014. An opposition party worker was shot dead in Pakistan on December 8 as hundreds of protesters clashed with riot police armed with water cannon and batons in the central city of Faisalabad.

PTI workers protest during clashes with PML-N supporters during a demonstration in Faisalabad on December 8, 2014. An opposition party worker was shot dead  on December 8 as hundreds of protesters clashed with riot police armed with water cannon and batons in the central city of Faisalabad.

However in its latest investigation report, the police acquitted Sananullah, his son-in-law Shehryar, State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali, DCO Faisalabad Noorul Amin Mengal and MPA Tahir Jamil from the charges, saying the nominated persons were not present at the crime spot.

The report held Ilyas aka Toti, Hafiz Imran and Usman as culprits responsible for killing PTI worker. The three accused had opened fire on PTI rally, according to police.

The police will submit case challan in the court on Monday.

Comments

comments

Copyright © 2016 ARYNEWS.tv

To Top