Islamabad [Pakistan]Jan 5 (ANI): Pakistan Justice Instigation (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday asked for the formation of a committee under the supervision of Pakistan’s Chief Justice Omar Atta Bandiyar, Geo News reported. Investigate the Wazirabad assassination.
Khan told a news conference: “I said earlier that I only want justice from one place. [Supreme Court] Because powerful people won’t allow an investigation. “
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Khan was shot in the leg while waving to a crowd of trucks during a protest march to Islamabad on Dec. 3 to force the government to call snap elections.
Khan said that while the Pakistan Army is the highest institution serving the country, there are black sheep in every institution. He suggested the military was involved in the attack, Geo News reported.
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“Now, I’m going to get the people who planned to kill me to cooperate with the joint investigation team. These people are deliberately obstructing justice,” he said.
Khan earlier accused Pakistani Prime Minister Sheikh Baz Sharif, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah and a senior military officer of being involved in his assassination.
When assassination suspect Naveed was arrested, his confession was released almost immediately before Khan arrived at the hospital after he was shot, he said.
The PTI chief said Naveed was programmed to say he was working alone, Geo News reported.
Pakistan’s Joint Investigation Team (JIT) investigating the attempted assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan found that the shootings were carried out from three different shooting locations, Dawn newspaper reported.
The JIT, formed by the Punjab government, found that Imran Khan was hit by three bullets on a container truck during the Azadi march held by PTI in Wazirabad.
“JIT claimed in its findings that Imran Khan was hit by three bullets on a container truck during the Azadi march held by PTI in Wazirabad,” said the JIT team chief.
The head of the PTI was wounded on November 3 when a man opened fire on him in Gujranwala, near the party’s host camp. The former prime minister suffered a leg injury and was transferred to hospital for treatment, Geo News reported.
After the attack, former assistant to the prime minister on health affairs Faisal Sultan said PTI chairman Imran Khan was in stable condition.
“But according to X-rays and scans, he has bullet fragments in his leg and a splinter on his tibia,” he told media sources outside the Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore, according to Dawn newspaper. (Ani)
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