Lahore : The members of the team that was assigned to find out the brazen killer of Zainab met Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here today.
The Chief Minister appreciated the efforts of the team for arresting the killer and said that this arrest is the result of continued efforts of the team members.
The performance of all the departments as well as the forensic science agency that helped in tracing the criminal is commendable and there is no doubt that it is a great job of the team.
The bereaved family is satisfied a little bit over this arrest. The whole nation was in a state of agony and pain over this incident and the arrest of the killer within two weeks has helped to get the nation rid of this pain.
He said that he is thankful to everybody as the example of such a concerted effort is very uncommon and added that success is achieved when one is fully committed to achieve the goal.
The whole team made strenuous efforts to nab the culprit and Allah Almighty also blessed us with success.
He said that every eye was wet over this barbaric murder of Zainab and the nation has come out of this anguish due to the hard work of the team. If we continue to jointly work to deal with problems then no challenge will be impossible to solve.
He said that the model devised a few years back to deal with the dengue disease is before us and all segments of the society played their role to overcome the menace of dengue. Every challenge can be countered effectively by following this role model, he added.
He said that latest scientific methodology is needed to be adopted to maintain peace and to curb crimes from the society. Punjab Forensic Science Agency is a mega institution in the whole of South Asia and cases from foreign countries are referred to it, as well. He said that Punjab government announced a cash-prize of one crore rupees to identify the culprit and now this amount will be divided among the members of the team that identified and arrested the criminal on merit.
The committee will soon finalize and present its recommendations in this regard, concluded the Chief Minister.
Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Ayub Gadhi, Jahangir Khanzada, Spokesman Punjab government Malik Ahmad Khan, Advisor Rana Maqbool Ahmad, IG Police, ACS (Home), Members of the JIT, officials of the intelligent agencies, administrative and police officers of Kasur were also present on the occasion.