ISLAMABAD  -   Prime Minister Imran Khan made it loud and clear that no compromise on the blanket implementation of law would be made and provision of speedy justice would be the foremost priority of his government.

The Prime Minister expressed these views while talking to Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Dr Tahirul Qadari on telephone and assured him that the victims of Model Town carnage would get justice.

Later Prime Minister Imran Khan directed Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar to ensure provision of justice to the victims of Model Town carnage and said that Punjab Government should play a proactive role and provide all necessary assistance in quick dispensation of justice.

Insiders in government informed that Prime Minister directed Chief Minister Punjab to immediately remove the officials facing charges of involvement in the Model Town incident from the important positions they are holding in various departments so that they could not influence the legal course.

During his telephonic chat with PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadari, Imran Khan said that quick dispensation of justice in criminal and civil cases would be top on priority list of his government and government would play its part in bringing the culprits of Model Town carnage to justice.

He also assured Dr Qadari on giving necessary instructions to Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar in this connection and later he had given instructions to him(Buzdar) to remove the people facing charges in Model Town case from important positions they are holding so that they could not influence the legal course as suspected by the victims’ families.

Premier during his interaction with Dr. Qadari reiterated his resolve that those responsible for the ruthless murder of innocent workers of the PAT in Model Town , Lahore would get justice.

The prime minister said that the PTI government was committed to ensure provision of justice for all and said there would be no compromise on it.

Imran Khan went on to say that the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar needs to ensure that action as per law was taken against all those responsible for the killings and said they need to be removed of their posts so that impartial legal action may proceed.

On the occasion, the PAT chief discussed the latest developments related to the Model Town massacre following the verdict of the LHC that had rejected the PAT request to summon 12 parliamentarians including deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif in the case.

Dr Qadri was appreciative of the assurance of prime minister for justice in the case and said he has rekindled hope amongst the families of the victims. He said the families of those who lost their loved ones would be grateful to the prime minister if justice is done.

On Wednesday, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri had announced to challenge Lahore High Court’s (LHC) verdict about Model Town case in the Supreme Court.

On last Wednesday, the Lahore High Court (LHC) had turned down Pakistan Awami Tehreek‘s (PAT) plea seeking summoning of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, former Chief Minister of Punjab Shehbaz Sharif and 10 other ministers including Kh Saad Rafique, Rana Sanaullah and Kh Mohammad Asif in the case.