Seven: member police team probing PIC attack.


LAHORE -- Capital City Police Officer Zulfiqar Hameed on Saturday ordered the police to step up investigation into the violent attack on Punjab Institute of Cardiology. He also directed the investigators to ensure arrest of the accused persons and investigation of the case on merit. The city police chief stated this while presiding over a meeting held at police headquarters in Lahore.

DIG (Investigation) Dr Inam Waheed briefed the CCPO about the progress in investigations related to the brutal attack on the hospital.

DIG Waheed said that a seven: member special police team had been constituted under the supervision of SSP (Investigation) Zeeshan Asghar to investigate the cases registered against lawyers. SP Organized Crime, SP (Investigation) Model Town, two DSPs and two inspectors are also member of the team.

The CCPO issued necessary instructions to the members of the special team. He also directed the investigators that arrest of other accused persons and preparation of the case should be made on merit. He said that other investigation teams were also working on the case and all legal process would be adopted to take the case to logical end.

The PIC Emergency started getting patients after a two: day break owing to the damage inflicted during lawyers' attack. Doctors treated more than 200 patients at the Emergency, performed angiography of four and angioplasty of two patients. Grand Health Alliance (GHA) has announced continuing services at the Emergency and Pharmacy. Doctors, however, will stay away from duties at other department till visible action against the lawyers involved in...

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