PESHAWAR - Parents of martyred Army Public School’s (APS) children on Tuesday said that government and the law enforcing agencies have failed to arrest and punish the culprits for massacre of innocent school children in Peshawar on December 16.

They lamented that though a judicial inquiry was initiated to probe into the dreadful school attack, but any result has yet to be produce, and appealed for justice with the blood of their beloved martyred.

“No practical measures were taken to bring the culprits to the court of justice, said Ajun Khan, father of a martyred student of APS, and General Secretary of Shuhada Forum, while speaking at a seminar titled “Eid Shuhad-i-Elm Ky Nam” organized by Democratic Students Federation (DSF) here at press club on Tuesday. He said that APS attack was not a usual incident and how much time it will take to provide justice to them, as after several month no result came out, he added.

The Forum GS also warned to hold protest demonstration outside the president and prime minister houses and General Headquarter (GHQ) on August 14, if justice was further delayed. “I would say that we will hold a protest ‘sit-in’, he added. He also urged upon the people to join their protest for the sake of safe and secure future of their own children.

“We want to bring the killers of our children to the court of justice, said an aggrieved mother of a slain student, Asfand Sharif, while speaking on the occasion. She said, “We should not ignore and forget sacrifices of innocent school children for the sake of the motherland.”

While rolling out tears from her eyes she said that they want to bring the perpetrators of the December 16 carnage, to the court of justice. She alleged that everyone especially leaders of various political parties did attempt to gain only political malign, but had done nothing to ensure provision of justice to bereaved families.

On the occasion taking part in the seminar, Khurshid Bano, a women social activist termed the APS carnage, as ‘Karabla’ on school children, adding the sacrifices rendered by innocent students is incomparable and matchless for their country. She also said the incident united the entire nation against terrorism. She stressed the need for a firm commitment to eliminate terrorism and bring the killers of APS martyred to the court of justice.

Besides, father of slain APS female teacher said government neither fulfil our demand regarding constitution of judicial commission for probing into the Peshawar brutal attack nor bring culprits to justice. He also expressed grave concern for not making contact by Prime Minister with slain APS families, despite the passage of seven months of the incident.

Other speakers include, Zar Ali, Wasim Khattak, Sabir Awan, and Safeer Khan did paid glowing tributes to martyred APS school children and other staff for their sacrifices.

They demanded of the government to bring the culprits involved in APS incident to the court of justice, and suggested the government to declare December 16, as a national day, and establishment a monument of slain APS school children.