ATC acquits 40 workers of TLP in ruckus case

LAHORE – An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore on Tuesday acquitted 40 activists of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) in a ruckus case due to insufficient evidence.

A case had been registered against them at Baghbanpura police station in 2021.  In its verdict, the court said that the prosecution had failed to prove charges against the suspects.

TLP lawyers Mian Muhsin and Asri Chaudhry Advocate gave arguments before the court.

3 killed over property;

IG Punjab takes notice

Inspector General of Punjab Police Rao Sardar Ali Khan has taken notice of the tragic incident in which three persons lost their lives in a firing incident over a property dispute here.

Ordering formation of a team, he said that strict legal action should be taken against the accused and justice should be provided to the families of victims on priority basis. In addition, IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan took notice of the incident in which two persons were killed in a firing incident in Jhal Sial area of Sargodha. IG Punjab sought report of the incident from RPO Sargodha and directed DPO Sargodha to arrest the accused immediately.

IG Punjab ordered that supervisory officers should maintain close contact with families of victims and the accused should be arrested at the earliest.

 

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