ATA section included in Model Town FIR




LAHORE: Police on Monday finally included the much-demanded Section 7 (a) of Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) and 295-B in the Model Town killings FIR that had been registered against 21 persons, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif. The move comes amid massive criticism by and demand of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). However, when police asked complainant Jawad Hamid of PAT to produce witnesses for the investigation of the case, the PAT lawyer rejected the development and demanded arrest of the nominated accused before investigation of the case. Administration of Minhajul Quran had filed an application to add more sections in the FIR against the prime minister, Punjab chief minister, MNA Hamza Shahbaz, former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah, Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and 14 others. 

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