PAT decides to become party in Model Town case

Latest Update: January 4, 2016 | 233 Views

LAHORE: Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Doctor Tahir-ul-Qadri said on Monday that his party has decided to become a party in the Model Town incident case.

According to the details, Tahir-ul-Qadri for the first time has decided to become a prty in the case.

Advocate Rai Bashir’s 11-member panel will appear in the Anti-Terrorism Court to represent PAT in the case. As the first step, the order of declaring Tahir-ul-Qadri and other leader of PAT as proclaimed offenders will be challenged by the party.

Earlier Qadri said that he and his workers will go to any limit to get the justice for the victims of Model Town incident.

Qadri was addressing a press conference at Minhaj-l-Quran secretariat Lahore. Tahir-ul-Qadri said that PAT’s FIR on Model Town incident is against 160 people and they will not sit back until they get justice for their martyred workers.

PAT chief added that Judicial Commission should publish the report on Model Town incident and the case should be run in military court.

Qadri further added that his party will go to any limit including long march or sit in but the ball is in the government’s court now.

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri reached Lahore from Istanbul on flight KT-714 on early Tuesday morning. He returned Pakistan after staying abroad for five months.

PAT chief was warmly welcomed by a huge number of his party workers on his arrival at the Allama Iqbal International Airport. His two sons were also present at the airport on this occasion.

Tight security arrangements were made around airports on this occasion and vehicles were allowed to enter the airport after checking.

Talking to media after his arrival, PAT chief said that the alliance of corrupt people trying to make the Karachi operation a failure.

Dr Tahirul Qadri said that Model Town tragedy saw innocent citizens butchered to death, adding that they will never compromise on justice for the martyrs. He further said that people behind the Model Town massacre will hanged and promised to avenge assassination of each Model Town victim.

A spokesman of Minhajul Quran International informed media that PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri will address a press conference at 8:00am today.


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