LAHORE: The beginning account of the joint investigation team (JIT) constituted to investigate the Model Town tragedy revealed that Superintendent of Police (SP) Sulaiman had ordered elite force personnel to open fire on protesters.
In a statement read to the JIT, Elite Force in-charge Abdul Rauf stated Sulaiman had ordered Elite Force personnel to target protesters on their branches. Later than, getting the order from Sulaiman, Station House Officer (SHO) Sabzazar Sheikh Amir Saleem and other Elite Force personnel fired shots at demonstrators that resulted in several deaths.
Abdul Rauf read in light of the statement, further investigation opposed to Saleem and other Elite Force personnel is underway. The JIT took SHO Sabzazar and eight personnel of the Elite Police Force into ‘custody’ for querying on Wednesday.