Model Town clashes: Joint investigation team submits phone records

Published: July 14, 2014
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Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif's mobile phone record submitted as well. PHOTO: LHC.GOV.PK

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif's mobile phone record submitted as well. PHOTO: LHC.GOV.PK

LAHORE: A joint investigation team, directed by the judicial tribunal to present a report on the Model Town clashes between Pakistan Awami Tehreek supporters and the police, presented details of mobile phone numbers in use by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, former law minister and 16 others.

DSP Saiful Murtaza, a member of the joint investigation team, presented the mobile phone details following the orders of the tribunal issued during the last proceeding.

The tribunal had asked for phone conversations between Shahbaz Sharif, former law minister Rana Sanaullah, former principal secretary to chief minister Dr Tauqeer Hussain, home secretary, commissioner of Lahore division, CCPO Lahore, DCO Lahore, former DIG Operations Lahore Rana Abdul Jabbar, SP operations Model Town division Tariq Aziz, SP Headquarters Lahore Maroof Safdar Wahla, SP Operations Saddar division Malik Awais, SP CIA Umar Virk, SP operations Iqbal Town division Farrukh Raza, SP Investigation Model Town division Mohammad Nadeem, SP Flying squad Agha Mohammad Ramzan, SP Mujahid Squad Abdul Rehman Sherazi and SP Security Lahore Salman Khan.

The tribunal delivered the list of mobile phone numbers under use of the 18 people for the purpose of analysis to Inter Services Intelligence Deputy Director Asad Ali Khan.

Meanwhile, mobile phone companies of these numbers have been asked to submit records of data for June 16 and June 17 to the tribunal by July 16, the date for the next hearing.

Additional IG Altaf Hussain presented a report of standard operating procedures of communication between the police command during the clashes.

The Lahore district and sessions judge also presented a report, along with statements of four injured persons before the tribunal. The tribunal during the last hearing had appointed him to record statements of the injured persons, who were under treatment at the Jinnah Hospital.

Lahore Special Branch SSP Muhammad Waqar Abbasi submitted two discs containing video footage of the clashes.

Director IB Masroor Alam and Sajid Bilal appeared before the tribunal and recorded a report of the incident.

ISI Deputy Director Asad Ali Khan appeared on behalf of the director and presented a report and two discs featuring the incident.

The tribunal adjourned further proceedings till July 16.

The Lahore High Court media cell in a press release issued after the proceedings said that since lawyers were observing strike in solidarity with Palestinians, therefore, chamber proceedings were conducted by the tribunal today.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • S.Nasir Mehdi
    Jul 14, 2014 - 9:17PM

    Nothing will come out of the bag. Gullo Butt Zindabad who is enjoying feast in the name of remand by his own patewalas

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  • atiq ur rehman
    Jul 15, 2014 - 1:30AM

    Pakistan is a unique country where 16 innocent people martyred by state terrorism and 100 been injured by bullets, and FIR also written against them. are we living in 21st country and a civilized world
    martyred people families still awaiting that there FIR will be launch against CM, Minister of Law, secretaries, IG and other police officers but result is zero.
    supreme court who takes sumoto notice on different occasion silent on this massacre
    now people are right to say this system should be changed through revolution so people should get there fundamental rights in Pakistan

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  • Nouman Afzal
    Jul 15, 2014 - 1:55PM

    This is Just a Drama

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  • Mohammed Shuaib Sheikh
    Jul 17, 2014 - 7:05PM

    @atiq ur rehman:
    I live in London where police can and does fire to kill anyone who points a gun at them let alone fire at them as the police at TUQ’s residence were fired at. Still there are many questions about the deaths of the TUQ Karkuns.

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