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APS attack: Judicial commission records statement of defence ministry officials

PESHAWAR: Defence ministry officials on Saturday recorded their statements before a judicial commission constituted to probe the horrendous Army Public School (APS) attack in 2014, ARY News reported.

According to Imranullah Khan, a member of the commission, more statements will be recorded in connection to the terrorist attack that claimed lives of more than 140 people.

Khan relayed that the commission will finalize its report soon and send it to the Supreme Court. “Commission also recorded statements of the Counter Terrorism Department officials.”

After taking a suo motu notice of the deadliest terror attack in the history of the country, the top court on Oct 18, 2018 ordered the formation of a commission comprising a high court judge to probe the 2014 APS terrorist attack in Peshawar.

A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar directed the Peshawar High Court Chief Justice to immediately set up the commission.



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