LAHORE – The Pakistan Muslim League-nawaz (PML-N) lead Punjab Government has finally formed the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) by including Military Intelligence (MI) and Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to probe Model Down incident.
According to the official sources, JIT was formed on the directives of Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. This JIT will probe the incident that took place on June 17, 2014 in Model Town Lahore where at least 16 workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek lost lives in a result of police shelling.
Although the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) had demanded to form JIT for the probe but now they showed reservations over the same matter.
In another development, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has dismissed petition that sought to disqualify Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif being responsible for the Model Town incident.
PakistanTribe‘s correspondent learnt from one source – television personality believed to have close ties with military establishment – that PML-N’s government used the influence of Army Chief to settle the issue of Model Town’s police case with PAT and Tahirul Qadri.