Bahawalnagar incident: Govt issues notification of JIT

Bahawalnagar incident: Govt issues notification of JIT


The team will investigate the incident

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LAHORE (Dunya News) - The Punjab government on Saturday issued a notification with regard to the formation of a joint investigation team (JIT) to investigate the Bahawalnagar incident.

Special Home Secretary Fazal-ur-Rehman will be the convener of the team whereas Bahawalpur Commissioner Nadir Chatha and DIG Special Branch Faisal Raza will be the members of the joint investigation team.

The team will also include a member each from Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Intelligence Bureaus (IB).

In a statement issued on Friday, the ISPR stated unfortunate incident occurred in Bahawalnagar recently was promptly addressed and resolved through collaborative efforts of military and police authorities,

The military’s media wing in a statement highlighted that despite the incident being resolved, certain factions with vested motives started fanning vitriolic propaganda on social media to create divisions between state institutions and government departments.

It said that a joint inquiry comprising security and police officials will be conducted to ensure a fair and deliberate inquiry aimed to determine responsibility for any violations of laws and misuse of authority and to ascertain the facts accurately.