Cabinet panel decides to form JIT on Wazirabad attack.

LAHORE -- The Standing Committee of Cabinet on Law and Order on Wednesday decided to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe attack on PTI Chairman Imran Khan near Wazirabad last week.

Punjab Parliamentary Affairs Minister Basharat Raja chaired the meeting through video link from Rawalpindi, while Chief Minister's Adviser (Home) Omer Sarfraz Cheema, Chief Secretary Abdullah Khan Sumbal and other officials participated in the meeting from civil secretariat.

The cabinet body reviewed in detail the security arrangements for the next phase of PTI's long march resuming on Thursday (today). The DIG (operations) gave a briefing about the security plan.

The meeting decided that Additional Inspector General Highway Patrol Punjab Riyaz Nazir Garah will lead the JIT while other members include representatives from the security agencies concerned.

The cabinet committee also decided that senior PTI leaders present on the container will be provided with the same security reserved for former prime minister Imran Khan. Committee chairman Basharat Raja directed that the police and the respective district administration should keep in touch with the local leadership of PTI to avoid...

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