Punjab IGP, advocate general summoned over journalist Zeeshan Butt?s murder case
LAHORE: The inspector basic of police in Punjab and recommend basic were summoned these days on the listening to on journalist Zeeshan Butt’s homicide case these days at Ideally suited Court docket’s Lahore registry.
A two-member bench used to be constituted an afternoon previous to listen to the case.
The recommend basic and IGP were summoned after the apex court docket rejected a record sought from the latter and submitted via the Sialkot police.
Butt, a print journalist related to a Lahore-based newspaper, used to be murdered on March 27 within the Union Council place of job of Samaryal tehsil of Sialkot. His circle of relatives has accused UC Chairperson Imran Cheema, who’s at huge.
The journalist had visited Cheema’s place of job in Sambrial tehsil on March 27 to inquire about taxes levied on store homeowners in Begowala union council, in step with an audiotape of his ultimate telephonic dialog.
Following a harsh change of phrases between the PML-N-affiliated Cheema and the journalist, the latter used to be issued dying threats from Cheema — verified via the audiotape of the journalist’s telephonic dialog with District Council chairperson Hina Arshad Waraich.
The journalist, who had known as Waraich to bitch towards Cheema’s dying threats, didn’t get a possibility to finish his dialog. The sound of 3 pictures, allegedly fired at Butt, right through the dialog are obviously audible within the recording.
The journalist succumbed to accidents gained from firing inside of Begowala UC place of job premises – the web site of the incident.
The deceased and accused are stated to have had a previous enmity as smartly once they contested municipal elections towards one any other.
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