Firing occurred on Pakistan Peoples Party NA-157 Multan candidate and former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s son Syed Ali Musa Gilani’s convoy in Mehmoodabad area Friday evening.
The incident reportedly occurred when the convoy was passing outside the house of Union Council Chairman Ejaz Dogar, who belongs to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
While the convoy was passing near the house, Dogar and his companions allegedly stepped outside of the house and opened fire on the convoy. All the people remained safe during the firing incident.—INP
Later on, Shahshams police registered a case against 20 people over involvement in the case. Those named in the FIR include Ejaz Dogar, Sajjad Ahmed, Asad Awan, Nauman, and Muhammad Hanif.
While responding to the incident, Chairperson PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari demanded an inquiry to be initiated against those responsible for the attack.
“Bullets, hurdles, and restrictions cannot stop PPP from continuing on its path,” Bilawal said, adding that the Election Commission of Pakistan should take notice of such incidents. —INP