Imran endorses PM-suggested SC probe panel.

LAHORE -- The PTI's long march, which came to a standstill after the assassination attempt on Imran Khan in Wazirabad, will resume its journey on Tuesday (tomorrow) from the same place where the party chairman was injured in the gun attack.

Mr Khan was discharged from Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and moved to his residence in Zaman Park in the evening.

Addressing his second presser from the hospital, the PTI chief welcomed Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's call for a full court commission of the Supreme Court to investigate his allegations that senior government and military officials were behind the attack on him.

He revealed that while the march will start moving towards Islamabad under the leadership of party Vice Chairman Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday, he would stay in Lahore to recuperate and join the march in Rawalpindi in 10- to 14 days - depending on the speed of the long march. He, however, will address participants of the long march through video link from Lahore.

FIR over gun attack

The former prime minister questioned the delay in the registration of FIR regarding the assassination attempt on him. He said the case should be registered against the prime minister, interior minister, and a senior intelligence official for 'hatching a conspiracy to kill him'.

He added that despite the passage of three days, the case was not registered as the Punjab police were 'relAuAcAtant to register the FIR'. He expressed surprise that the police were adamant aboAut not including the name of the military officer in the FIR but ready to nominate the prime minister and the interior minister in the case.

'Policemen concerned requested that they be transferred from the post...[and] some other officer may register the FIR nominating suspects mentioned by me,' he claimed.

Mr Khan raised questions over the credibility of the justice system and said even a former premier could not get a case registered. 'There are people who consider themselves above the law, which unfortunately dismantles the whole edifice of the judicial system in the country,' he lamented.

He endorsed PM Sharif's call for the SC's full court probe commission, but expreAssed reservations, saying how the commission would perform its duties independently if its members' bosses who needed to be probed remained in the office.

'How can we have an impartial and fair investigation? It can't happen. That's why I asked them to resign so the investigation can be fair.'

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