CEC has directed the Inspector General Police, Punjab, to preserve an independent inquiry into the firing incident
LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Workers of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) clashed for the duration of a marketing campaign for PP-167 with the aid of using polls on Sunday.
PTI candidate Shabbir Gujjar accused PMLN hopeful Nazir Chohan of attacking his workplace. He alleged Nazir Chohan, together with armed guards and police, had raided his workplace at 2 am and cast off banners.
He alleged the armed guys had opened fire, injuring his nephew, who changed into being dealt with in the hospital. He has also accused the police of no longer registering an FIR of the incident.
Alternatively, PMLN candidate Nazir Chohan stated pictures had been fired at his automobile on his manner domestic. “My vehicle modified into broken in firing with the assist of running PTI’s Shabbir Gujjar and his supporters,” he alleged.
Meanwhile, what registered a case beneath a try to homicide and different sections of PPC at the criticism of an ASI. Nazir Chohan, a disgruntled PTI member, who’s contesting the with the aid of using a ballot on a PMLN ticket, stated he changed into returning domestic from his workplace at around three am.
At the same time, his opponent Shabbir Gujjar and his brother Khalid Gujjar and a hundred others attacked him with firearms. He started his automobile changed into sprayed with dozens of bullets. He claimed he needed to take a motorbike to attain domestic.
“My son, who has simply lower back after finishing research abroad, survived the attack. A shot scratched his leg,” he got and requested security and deployment of Rangers.
Meanwhile, the Chief Election Commissioner has directed the Inspector General Police, Punjab, to preserve an independent inquiry into the firing incident and put up a record to the Election Commission of Pakistan.
CEC Sikandar Sultan Raja directed the IGP to ensure the accused were arrested without being concerned about their political affiliation. He additionally led the IGP to sternly take a look at the gun culture, violence, and subversive elements, mainly for the duration of the polling time. The Chief Election Commissioner additionally directed ECP Secretary Omar Hameed Khan to touch the IGP to ensure the implementation of his orders.