Punjab police to challenge PTI's Yasmin Rashid's acquittal in high court.

LAHORE -- A day after an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Lahore ordered the release of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Yasmin Rashid in the Jinnah House attack case, the Punjab police announced to approach the high court against the order.

In a statement issued on Sunday through the police department's official Twitter handle, they said that 'all conspirators, planners, and perpetrators of the May 9 incident, including Dr Yasmin Rashid, would be brought to justice.'

The statement also maintained that the investigation is being carried out on 'scientific lines'.

'The court order is being challenged as police were not given the opportunity to present forensic evidence in the case. The court (ATC) order will attain finality after the order of the High Court,' added the statement.

It further stated that 'Police reserves its right to investigate the case and to bring the truth before the public.'

The statement by the police department came in response to the PTI chief's tweet that claimed that the ATC's order to...

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