Guilty will be given 'exemplary punishment', assures PM Imran after Sahiwal tragedy

Published: January 21, 2019
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SCREENGRAB Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO: PID

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday assured the nation that strict action will be taken against the culprits responsible for the Sahiwal tragedy after he returns from Qatar.

In a tweet, the premier said that “the grief and anger of the people of Pakistan on Sahiwal incident is understandable and justified”.

He further assured the nation that upon return from Qatar the guilty will be given exemplary punishment.

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“I will review the entire structure of Punjab Police and start the process of reforming,” he said.

PM Imran on Monday embarked on a two-day visit to Qatar. The premier is travelling on the invitation of Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hammad al Thani.

On Saturday, three members of a family, parents and a 13-year-old daughter, and a friend were killed in what was describe as an “encounter with terrorists” by the law enforcement agency. The killings were witnessed by surviving members of the family: three minors.

 

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  • Shafaqat
    Jan 21, 2019 - 4:18PM

    Welcome to Qatar Khan SB. Above all, we have hopes that you will not only resolve the Sahiwal matter but also deliver on reforms front. Recommend

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