Assassination attempt: Ahsan Iqbal was an easy target, says primary suspect
NAROWAL: The main suspect concerned within the failed assassination try at Internal Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Abid Hussain, reportedly mentioned that Iqbal was once a very simple goal and belonged to his space.
Iqbal, who was once shot within the arm Sunday night time all through a rally in his constituency Narowal, is lately beneath remedy in Lahore.
It was once reported that Abid confessed to the crime, pronouncing he had purchased the weapon used within the incident from a neighborhood after scraping in combination Rs15,000.
Punjab Govt Spokesperson Malik Ahmed mentioned the assault is similar to an attack at the peace of all of the nation.
He added that during case of safety negligence, the in charge individual may not be spared.
At the request of the district police officer, the provincial govt shaped a joint investigation crew to probe the case.
The Punjab Police additionally appointed an investigating officer within the case, Mohammad Tariq, on Monday.
Tariq, SHO of the Saddar Police Station in Narowal, produced the suspect earlier than the Gujranwala anti-terrorism court docket these days the place his 10-day bodily remand was once authorized.
An FIR, together with terrorism fees, has already been registered on the Shah Gharib Police Station.
Additionally, police declare to have arrested any other suspect concerned within the incident. Assets mentioned Azeem and Abid had reached the web page of the incident on a motorbike a lot previous and then Abid waited for the minister to reach.
Following the capturing, police team of workers were given a grasp of Abid however Azeem had controlled to flee.
A 30-bore pistol with 9 bullets in it was once recovered from the arrested suspect.
Abid’s sister knowledgeable the media later that she has no thought why he would do one of these factor, including that Abid had left the house with out informing someone of his plans
Additionally, SHO Shah Gharib Police Station has been suspended for offering insufficient safety preparations to the inner minister.
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