ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan took to Twitter on Sunday to promise “swift action” against those found responsible for the wrongdoing in Sahiwal incident which claimed lives of three family members and their friend in an alleged encounter with the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD).
He acknowledged what he termed “great job” by the CTD against terrorism, but said “everyone must be accountable before the law”.
“As soon as the joint investigation team report comes, swift action will be taken,” he stated, adding that it has been the government s priority to protect citizens.”
“Still shocked at seeing the traumatised children who saw their parents shot before their eyes. Any parent would be shocked as they would think of their own children in such a traumatic situation. These children will now be fully looked after by the state as its responsibility.”
The incident has sent shock waves across the country as one of the three surviving children who were eyewitness denied the official version in a video that went viral on the social media.