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PM Khan takes notice of Sahiwal incident

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday took notice of Sahiwal incident where four persons including two women were killed in alleged encounter conducted bylaw enforcers.

PM Khan ordered Punjab authorities to submit report over the incident.

Earlier in the day, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) officials claimed to have killed four abductors including two women in an ‘encounter’ at GT Road.

In an encounter against suspected kidnappers, law enforcers killed two women among four persons allegedly in a ‘gun battle’ to recover children.

The police action was conducted at Qadirabad point of GT Road in Sahiwal in order to recover three children. According to CTD, the abductors took the children from Lahore.

Moreover, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar directed concerned departments to probe into the alleged encounter. Following the orders, Inspector General (IG) Punjab police summoned report from RPO Sahiwal within next 24 hours.