CM Naqvi orders all-out efforts for maintaining law, order in Punjab
Directs to release woman, her two daughters arrested during PTI’s protest at Liberty Chowk
By Ali Ramay
May 12, 2023 01:41 PM
During a review meeting held Friday to ensure the rule of law in the province, Punjab caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi ordered to take all legal steps to maintain the law and order situation, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
“A stern action will be taken against the facilitators of the rioters. Those who had attacked public property including Corps Commander House in Lahore should be punished according to the law,” Mohsen Naqvi ordered.
“The worst kind of terrorism was shown by vandalising the public property. Every attacker will be identified and punished according to the law,” he added.
“The Prosecution Department should speed up the process of prosecution against the elements involved in these terrorist incidents,” he stated and also instructed to complete the identification of miscreants and attackers as soon as possible.
“No leniency should be shown in action against the rioters and their facilitators,” he ordered.
In the meeting, the law and order situation in the province was reviewed in detail.
“There will be no compromise on the rule of law in the province,” he vowed.
The Punjab inspector general of police (IGP) briefed the meeting about the law and order situation and the ongoing operation against the miscreants.
The provincial ministers and higher officials concerned attended the meeting.
CM orders to release woman
Punjab caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi Friday ordered to release the woman, along with her two daughters, whose husband died after her arrest from Liberty Chowk, Lahore during a protest by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
The caretaker chief minister directed the additional chief secretary (interior) to release the woman and her daughters after completing the legal process.
The woman and her two daughters had been detained by the police during PTI’s demonstration at Liberty Chowk, Lahore.
However, after the death of the woman’s husband and the father of her daughters, it was decided to release them after the completion of legal proceedings.