Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that all accused involved in gang rape case in Lahore have been arrested. He said that bogus allegations were leveled that an influential accused involved in this incident is not being apprehended.
He said that had vigorous efforts not being made for nabbing all the accused it would have been justified to accused Punjab government. He said that all accused involved in this case have been apprehended and DNA tests are being conducted at the best forensic lab of South Asia.
The Chief Minister said that a committee has also been constituted for the investigation of the case which comprised honest police officers and the result of the inquiry will be brought to the nation. He said that the guilty persons will not be able to escape and they will be given due punishment under the law. He said there should be no doubt about the fact that the investigation of the case will be conducted honestly and on merit and no political influence will create hurdle in the provision of justice.
The Chief Minister said that demands of justice will be upheld in this case as he has never made compromise in this regard. He said that provision of justice will be ensured to the affected family. Referring to the tragic incident of cutting of hands of a labourer in Hafizabad, Shahbaz Sharif said that a committee has been constituted to carry out an inquiry.
He said that in case, the crime is proved, the culprits will be awarded punishment under the law and no one will be able to hamper provision of justice to the affected family. He said that efforts will be made for meeting the demand of justice without wasting any time and the facts in both cases will be made public.