Punjab govt changes head of JIT probing Imran attack


The Punjab government changed on Friday the head of the joint investigation team formed to probe the assassination attempt on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan a day after the committee was formed.

The provincial interior department had initially appointed Director Inspector General Establishment Chief Police Officer, Lahore, Tariq Rustam as the head of the JIT. He has now been replaced by Regional Police Officer Dera Ghazi Khan Syed Khurram Ali.

Other members of the committee were RPO Khurram Ali, IG Investigation Punjab Branch Ehsanullah Chauhan, District Police Officer Wehari Muhammad Zafar Buzdar, and Superintendent of Police Counter Terrorism Department Naseebullah Khan. DIG Rustam will now serve as a member of the JIT.

The JIT formed by the Punjab government will conduct a complete investigation into the Wazirabad attack and submit its report to the provincial home minister.


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