Tribunal seeks secretary’s report on transfer of IGP

LAHORE: The one-man Model Town inquiry tribunal consisting of Justice Ali Baqir Najafi of the Lahore High Court sought a report from the Establishment Division secretary by today (Thursday) to ascertain facts and circumstances leading to the transfer of inspector general of police (IGP) ahead of the June 17 incident.
On July 21, the judge had sought a report from the Punjab government but the advocate general informed the tribunal on Wednesday that the Establishment Division secretary was the concerned person to be directed to submit the report.  
The judge also re-summoned all police officials, who had submitted their affidavits before the tribunal, for cross-examination on Thursday (today).
Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Deputy director Asad Ali Khan said that neither any report was demanded by the provincial government from the ISI nor was any report presented by the ISI to the provincial government immediately before the incident. He also placed on record the analysis of cell phone data given to him. 
Intelligence Bureau (IB) Director Sajid Bilal-ul-Rehman submitted that no intelligence information was provided to the provincial government immediately before the incident. 
Joint Investigation Team (JIT) Member Saiful Murtaza placed on record photocopy of theapplication submitted by Mohammad Jawad, director administration Minhaj-ul-Quran International Secretariat, to Faisal Town police on June 19 for registration of a case.

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