LAHORE (Dunya News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Monday vowed to maintain the writ of the state and stressed that the law will take its course if it is violated.
The chief minister said in his statement that an impartial inquiry of the unpleasant incident will be conducted. He said there is no room for violence in Islam which is a religion of peace. No society allows violent behavior and extremist approach creates unrest, he added.
Usman Buzdar said the protection of the lives and properties of citizens is the foremost responsibility of the state and it will fulfill its duty at any cost. Everybody is equal in front of the law and no one will be allowed to challenge the writ of the state, the CM asserted.
Earlier on Sunday, Usman Bazdar said that law and order situation in the province is satisfactory. He said that police, Rangers and all other agencies are performing their duties effectively. Except for one place in Lahore where some elements have blocked the road, the law and order situation in Punjab is satisfactory, he said.
The Punjab CM appealed to the public not to pay heed to reports from social media and other unverified media and added that responsible government sources were keeping the people informed about the overall law and order situation in the province.
Usman Bazdar said that I assure the people of Punjab that protection of life and property of the citizens and rule of law are among the duties of the government and it is being carried out effectively.