ISLAMABAD, Jan 21 (APP):The Parliamentarians on Monday expressed grief, sorrow over Sahiwal incident and stressed for introducing reforms in police to avert such incidents in future.
Talking to media outside Parliament House, Minister of State for
Climate Change Zartaj Gul Wazir said that strict action would be taken
against the people involved in Sahiwal incident.
She said that government was working to bring reforms in Punjab
police on pattern of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. She said that government was
answerable to the nation and those who violated laws, will have to face
Parliamentary Secretary for Railways Farrukh Habib said that
government sympathies were with the victim family, adding that strict
action would be taken against those found responsible after Joint
Investigation Team (JIT) report on Sahiwal incident.
Replying a question, he said that government would introduce
reforms in police.
Senator Maullah Bakhsh Chandio said that his party would support
government for bringing reforms in police. He said that government and
opposition should jointly devise a strategy to avoid such incidents in
Maulana Abdul Waseh also expressed grief and sorrow over the
Sahiwal incident and said that government and opposition should jointly
work for bringing reforms in police.
Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif said that the whole nation was grieved
over Sahiwal incident, adding that Opposition will raise Sahiwal incident in
National Assembly session.