Punjab

Sahiwal killings: CM Buzdar rejects opposition’s demand to form judicial commission

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Thursday rejected the opposition’s demand to form a judicial commission over the tragic Sahiwal extrajudicial killings.
Speaking to the press after a one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Punjab chief minister said that there is no immediate need for a judicial commission over the incident – a demand recently put forwarded by Punjab Opposition leader Hamza Shehbaz.
“The probe is going with full transparency. We will see if there are issues in future. We have already taken action against five personnel,” he said.
The chief minister said that disciplinary action is being taken against two suspended officials.
“Action is being taken against every person responsible for the incident. I will take a briefing on the issue in two-day time,” he said.
The chief minister announced to give a sum of Rs20 million to the family of the deceased.