Shahbaz vows to provide justice to Kasur incident affectees
Affected children of Kasur incident, their parents and residents of Hussain Khanwala village met Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, here Sunday. During the meeting, the affectees announced to end their boycott of the investigation of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) and extend their full cooperation in the inquiry.
Talking to the affectees, the Chief Minister announced to immediately withdraw the cases registered against the pro- testors and directed IG Police to take necessary legal action in this regard.
Shahbaz Sharif said that the Kasur incident is lamentable and painful. He said that justice will be provided to the victims at any cost. He said that no hurdle will be tolerated in the provision of justice and stern action will be taken against anyone trying to hinder this process.
The Chief Minister promised to the affectees that provision of justice to them is his responsibility which he will discharge at any cost. He said that he was deeply grieved over this sad incident and as soon as he got information, he wanted to come to them but could not do so due to some reasons but he has been personally monitoring this issue.
He said that Additional IG Special Branch has been transferred from his post for his ignorance about the matter while DPO Kasur has been transferred as OSD due to mishandling the case. The Chief Minister said that JIT has been constituted to hold an inquiry into the matter and besides police, it also comprises representatives of Federal Intelligence Bureau and ISI.