New JIT for probe into 2014 Model Town incident
04 January, 2019
New JIT for probe into 2014 Model Town incidentThe Home Department of Punjab has formed a new joint investigation team (JIT) for a fresh probe into the 2014 Model Town incident. According to a notification issued on Thursday, the new JIT will led by Inspector General (IG) of Motorways A.D. Khawaja.
The Punjab additional chief secretary told the press that the JIT will comprise representatives of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence and Intelligence Bureau (IB).
DIG Headquarters police Gilgit-Baltistan Qamar Raza will also be the part of the new JIT.
Earlier, the Supreme Court of Pakistan had wrapped up a petition in the Model Town case after the government assured the apex court that a new JIT would probe the incident afresh.
The larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar conducted its hearing to decide whether petition for formation of new joint investigation team was admissible.