Punjab govt to form JIT to probe vandalism at military, civil installations.

Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi on Saturday announced constitution of a joint investigation team to conduct a probe into vandalism at civil and military installations, including residence of the Lahore Corps Commander, during protests held by the PTI supporters following the arrest of their leader Imran Khan in a graft case.

The chief minister made the announcement during his visit to the head office of the Punjab Safe City Authority to review law and order situation. The JIT will submit a comprehensive report to the government after completing the investigation.

Naqvi has also ordered to pace up action to detain the miscreants involved in the violent attacks, adding that geofencing will be made in cases related to vandalism. It has also been decided that all the cases will be trialled before the anti: terrorism court.

The chief minister has also directed the Public Prosecution Department to ensure immediate trial in the cases in order to bring the elements to justice. 'Those involved in attacking Jinnah House, military, civil and private properties will be given exemplary punishment,' he vowed, adding that zero: tolerance police had been adopted against the miscreants.

He said educational institutions will be reopened across the province from May...

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