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Court orders registration of murder case against Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Nawaz Sharif

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Court orders registration of murder case against Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Nawaz Sharif

Court orders registration of murder case against Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Nawaz Sharif

 

Lahore: The Lahore High Court by upholding decision of Session Court Lahore has ordered for the registration of murder case against Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and his brother Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif in Model Town firing incident.

According to details, Session Court Lahore on August 17 ordered for the registration of murder case against 21 people, including the Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif  and his brother Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif on a petition submitted by families of 18 workers of Pakistan Awami Tehrik (PAT) who were killed by police firing on June 17, 2014 in Model Town Lahore. The court issued its order under Clause 156 (CrPc) of the criminal proceedings and ordered Faisal Town Police Station to register the case.

Session Court Lahore also asked for registration of case against Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah Khan, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique, the Punjab inspector general and the Lahore police chief.

Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah Khan and Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique went to Lahore High Court against the decision of Session Court and pleaded not to register murder case against them and suspend the decision of Session Court. However, today LHC upheld the decision of Session Court for registration of murder case against Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Shartif and all three respondents.

 

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