LAHORE, Sep 22 (TNS): Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Friday protested at Lahore’s Civil Secretariat Chowk and demanded from government to handover a copy of Baqir Najfi report on Model Town killings. The protesters were led by Khurrum Nawaz Gandapur.
As per details garnered, members of PAT reached aforementioned place to acquire a copy of Najfi report and got enraged upon after refusal from officials.
Later enraged protestors raised slogans against Punjab government and told media personnel that additional chief secretary was not providing the Najfi report.
While taking to media on the occasion, Gandapur stated that Punajb govt was compelled to provide a copy of Najfi report ahead of filing intra-court appeal against LHC’s verdict.
“Report would unveil role of Punjab CM, Sanaullah in Model Town massacre. We would request home Secretary to hand over the copy of report” Gandapur reported as saying.
Khurram Nawaz Gandapur said with Lahore High Court’s decision Home Secretary is now bound to handover the judicial commission report and in case if he doesn’t, the party will file a contempt of court case against him.
Lahore High Court on Thursday directed to public the judicial inquiry report of Model Town incident.
Meanhwile, Punjab government has decided to file an intra-court appeal against LHC verdict.
Commuters faced severe difficulty at the lower mall road because of the traffic jam at the Lower Mall Road due to PAT’s protest.