SC orders IG Punjab to register FIR of assassination attempt on Imran Khan.

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday ordered to register an FIR of a gun attack on Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan within 24 hours.

The orders were passed by the five-member SC bench headed by CJP Justice Umar Ata Bandial while hearing the contempt case against the former prime minister.

During the hearing, CJP Bandial asked the IGP Punjab how much time he need to file the FIR of the incident.

'Under the criminal justice system, police can register the FIR itself. It's been more than 90 hours but an FIR has not been registered,' observed the CJP.

'Tell me in how much time will the FIR of the attack be filed.'

The CJP observed that the delay in FIRs means evidence is being lost, and the SC will ensure the smooth running of the criminal justice system, the CJP remarked.

CJP Bandial further said that it is a judicial responsibility, even if the...

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