Shahbaz orders case under anti-terror laws




LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has ordered the police to register case of stoning to death of a married woman in front of the Lahore High Court under the anti-terror laws. The chief minister said that the accused must be tried by an anti-terrorist court. He directed the Punjab inspector general of police to ensure maximum punishment to all the accused involved in this heinous crime and that no effort be spared in bringing them to justice. The chief minister warned that no laxity will be tolerated in this regard. He ordered the immediate arrest of the remaining accused. He said such brutal incidents are a blotch on the face of humanity and a matter of concern for every segment of the society. The chief minister said this crime is not less than an act of terrorism and the death of a woman at the hands of her father and brothers reflects a highly violent attitude which should be curbed at any cost. He said that such inhuman incidents are intolerable and the perpetrators are ‘beasts in human shape’ and a burden on the society. 

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