Lahore: In the wake of statement of a convicted killer, Rana Sanaullah denied having any links with Naveed Commando, saying he had not even talked to him on the phone let alone having a meeting.

He noted, ‘what could be the credibility of a statement coming from a person who has been carrying a label of proclaimed offender, for the past 15 years?’ He said Bhola Gujjar was like a brother to him.

Rana Sanaullah said Naveed Commando’s statement would only gain credibility. if endorsed by the witnesses of the case.

He said the witnesses and details of the trail’s proceedings are available, which explain why this murder took place. Statements of Bhola Gujjar’s brother and relatives should also be obtained to cross verify the murderer’s claims, he added.

He said two suspects have already been awarded death sentence, while two others got life imprisonment in the case on the basis of evidence. The minister said, if facts can be dug out through investigation then such a probe must be undertaken.