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Sahiwal Incident: JIT Completes Probe Report

LAHORE: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed to probe Sahiwal incident, has completed its report which declared Khalil and his family as innocent while Zeeshan as a terrorist.

According to details, the report will be submitted to the Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in the form of a challan.

The report said that Zeeshan had links with terrorists. The forensic experts have found dozens of Zeeshan’s messages to the terrorist.

The forensic experts noted those conversations and sent a two-page report to the JIT.

The report said that Zeeshan’s brother admitted that suspected persons often used to come to Zeeshan’s place.

According to the report, Zeeshan gave shelter to the terrorists at his house. The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) had received intelligence about Zeeshan upon which it took the action.

The report however admitted that Khalil’s family could have been rescued.

The report found no proof of firing on CTD officials. The six CTD officials present at the scene exceeded their mandate as they opened fire at the car.

The report has recommended taking action against the CTD officials who tried to tamper the record.

The JIT report stated that there is solid evidence about Zeeshan’s involvement in terror activities.

It is pertinent to mention that, On January 19, CTD officials had killed four people, including a couple and their teenage daughter in an alleged encounter in Sahiwal, triggering a national outcry that prompted the government to take the security officials into custody and order an investigation