Lahore, January 21, 2019 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said that Sahiwal incident is very sad and soon after this incident, Punjab government has constituted the JIT under Additional IG Ejaz Shah. This JIT will submit its report within 72 hours. He was talking to the media outside the Punjab Assembly. The Chief Minister said that 72 hours time period of JIT will be completed by tomorrow at 05:00pm and its report will be submitted. He said that further action will be taken in the light of the report. In response to a question, the Chief Minister said that nation will witness that strict action will be taken in the light of report and action will be visible.
In response to another question, he said that not even the FIR was registered during the previous tenure against such incidents but the action of our government will be visible to everybody. The responsible persons will be bring to justice. I have summoned a meeting tomorrow evening. He said that all the sympathies of the Punjab government are with the bereaved heirs and affected family will be properly looked after. Punjab government has announced Rs. 2 crore as financial aid for the affected family and educational expenses of the children will also borne by the Punjab government. Similarly, free medical facility will also be provided to the bereaved family, he added.
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