LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) on Monday prolonged keep order towards the brand new Joint Investigation Workforce (JIT) for Mannequin City incident, whereas listening to petitions towards formation of the brand new JIT, ARY Information reported on Monday.
The excessive courtroom bench summoned provincial chief secretary after the federal government of Punjab did not submit its reply within the case within the courtroom listening to at this time.
The bench remarked that the federal government was taking part in with the heirs of the deceased in Mannequin City incident. “It appears the federal government is just not critical within the case proceedings. It’s the first case the place the accused need a determination whereas the federal government displaying indifference,” the decide stated in his remarks.
The LHC bench in an early listening to directed the involved authorities to supply stories of the 2 JITs within the subsequent listening to moreover submission of file for the formation of a brand new investigation group with the approval of the Punjab cupboard.
Furthermore, the courtroom has additionally sought a file of the suggestions despatched to advocate common of Punjab for the institution of the JIT.
The LHC decide had remarked that each one particulars have to be produced within the subsequent listening to, in any other case, the courtroom will summon the provincial chief secretary and different involved officers.
On June 17, 2014, no less than 14 folks had been killed and 100 others injured when the police opened hearth to disperse protesting Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) staff throughout an anti-encroachment operation outdoors the residence of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri in Mannequin City of Lahore.