Tahir ul Qadri pins hope on PM Imran for justice in model town incident

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LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has  said that  Model Town incident is the first test for Prime Minister Imran Khan and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government.

Qadri, who arrived in Lahore from Istanbul early on Wednesday, termed Model Town incident as the first test for Imran Khan and PTI’s government.


LAHORE: Sep 19 – Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri talking to media upon arrival at at Allama Iqbal International Airport from Istanbul.

“The culprits of the Model Town massacre roam free. 14 people were martyred. The sons and daughters of this land were dragged and lynched and now it is PTI’s first test to guarantee justice to the victims and their families,” he said.

He also demanded that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif and party leader Rana Sanaullah be imprisoned. “Now that the government of murderers and thieves is replaced by those who believe in honesty and justice, I demand imprisonment of Shehbaz Sharif and Rana Sanaullah.”

Talking to media persons at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Dr Qadri reiterated his demand for justice for the victims of Model Town tragedy. Qadri said that PTI chief Imran Khan had supported them in raising the issue of Model Town tragedy. He hoped that Khan would keep his promise.

Expressing his grief and sorrow over the demise of Begum Kulsoon Nawaz, the PAT chief also offered prayers for the departed soul.  To a question Qadri said that he has already expressed his condolence with the Sharif family over the said demise of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz.