LHC moved against CTD officials involved in Sahiwal incident

LAHORE: A petition has been filed within the Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) looking for motion towards the officers of Counter-Terrorism Division (CTD) for being concerned in an alleged encounter in Sahiwal on Jan 19. 

In accordance with a petition, filed by Advocate Safdar Shaheen Pirzada, the CTD officers haven’t any such proper to open fireplace in public at residents, who don’t posses any firearms.

“The automobile riders may have been caught alive, nevertheless, owing to untrained officers, 4 folks have been killed within the incident, ” the petition maintained.

The petitioner prayed that strict authorized motion ought to be taken towards cops accountable for the tragedy.

Alleged encounter

4 folks, together with two girls, have been killed in a shady encounter involving the Punjab police’s counter-terrorism division (CTD) on a freeway within the Qadirabad space of Sahiwal district on Jan 19.

The Sahiwal incident despatched shock waves throughout the nation after one of many surviving youngsters who witnessed the episode refuted the model of the CTD.

A toddler, Omair Khalil, in his preliminary assertion mentioned his father supplied cash to the folks in return for not capturing at their automobile.

The CTD had recognized one of many deceased as Zeeshan. The division says he was needed in a number of circumstances of crime, together with the kidnapping of Ali Haider Gilani, the son of former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani, and a number of other Americans. It additionally says he was the deputy chief of a banned outfit.

 

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