Model Town massacre accused should step down before Dec-31, demands Qadri

Dunya News

He was addressing ceremony in Lahore.

LAHORE (Dunya News)- Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir-ul-Qadri on Tuesday demanded Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah to surrender before law till Dec-31 and relinquish their respective offices.

He was addressing a ceremony here in Lahore today (Tuesday) and said that he would announce timeframe regarding future strategy today.

Read also: Punjab govt releases Model Town incident inquiry report after three years.

“It [ill-famed Model Town operation] was not an operation against encroachments but [an operation] to kill protestors”, asserted Qadri while demanding constitution of unbiased judicial bench for further proceedings into the incident.

He accused Punjab govt of non-serious behavior regarding Model Town incident.

Indignant Qadri claimed that Nawaz Sharif was guilty of Constitutional treason after hurling reckless allegations at judiciary.

It is pertinent to mention that at least 14 people were killed while scored sustained injuries when operation against encroachments outside PAT Headquarters turned violent in Lahore s Model Town.

Sanaullah’s response

Responding to Qadri’s deadline, Sanaullah taunted that politics of few elements is surviving on deadlines.

“Dec-31 might be Tahirul Qadri’s new deadline to depart from country”, responded Sanaullah while adding that Qadri desires chaos in country by making such announcements.