The state failed to provide me justice after six years: Bisma Amjad

Bisma Amjad, the daughter of Shaheed Tanzeela Amjad who was martyred in Model Town, has said former Chief Justice Saqib Nisar had called her into his office and asked her to focus on education and pledged to dispense justice. She said the commitment of any head of an institution is, in fact, the commitment of the entire institution but added in the same breath that the word given by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan has not been implemented to date....

Daughter of Model Town prisoner Abdul Latif laid to rest

PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur has said that Bushra Bibi, the 14-year-old daughter of Abdul Latif who is serving a term in Bhakkar jail in the Model Town case, passed away after suffering from a lungs disease. He said that despite efforts, the incarcerated father did not get the permission to see the face of his dead daughter for the last time as she was laid to rest amid sobbing and tears last night....

PAT reacts strongly to appointment of Dr Tauqir Shah as Federal Secretary

Reacting strongly to the appointment of Dr Tauqir Shah as Secretary of the Ministry of National Health Services and Regulations, PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur has said Prime Minister Imran Khan and the entire leadership of the PTI is aware of Dr Tauqir Shah’s role in the Model Town tragedy. He said Dr Tauqir admitted to having complete information and being a coordinator in the tragedy as revealed by the Najfi Commission report....

We are demanding impartial investigation for five years: Khurram Nawaz Gandapur

PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur has said it has been our uniform and consistent demand and appeal for the last five years that a fair and neutral investigation should be carried out into the Model Town tragedy. To date, this demand has not been accepted. He said it is with an impartial investigation that the process of justice will be put back on track. He asked as to why the impartial probe is not being allowed....

Rana Sanaullah misleading nation about Model Town tragedy: PAT

PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur has said that Rana Sanaullah misled the National Assembly in connection with the Model Town case because the FIR for killing 14 innocent civilians had been registered on the court orders. He questioned if Rana Sana and his leaders were innocent in the case then why they disallowed an impartial investigation into it, notwithstanding numerous protests and demands by the heirs of those martyred and injured in the incident....

Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri strongly reacts to handcuffing of Muhammad Sultan on hospital bed

In a strong reaction to Muhammad Sultan being handcuffed & tied to the hospital bed, MQI leader Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri 'congratulated' Prime Minister Imran Khan, for, in his Naya Pakistan, the law has become 'equal' for all. He said, on the one hand, those convicted by the courts are free to go abroad, on the other, the innocent and poor Pakistanis, sentenced to jail terms on self-concocted and false cases, get operated upon and treated in handcuffs even on hospital beds....

Handcuffed Muhammad Sultan suffering from a brain tumor

Central PAT President Qazi Zahid Hussain has said Muhammad Sultan, who was sentenced to five years in jail by an anti-terrorism court for protesting the oppression in Model Town has a brain tumor. He said after efforts of many months, he was brought to Multan hospital and what is more oppressive is that his handcuffs were not removed even on the hospital bed. On the other hand, those who looted the country and killed innocent people were allowed to go abroad on an air ambulance....

Jawad Hamid submits his complete statement to the anti-terrorism court

Jawad Hamid, the complainant in the Model Town tragedy case, has completed his statement before the anti-terrorism court. In his statement, he said Nawaz Sharif, Shahbaz Sharif, Rana Sanaullah and their accomplices undertook the planning of Model Town tragedy and the project was executed under the supervision of IG Punjab Mushtaq Sukhera. He said former DIG Rana Abdul Jabbar, SP Tariq Aziz, SP Suleman, SP Umar Virk, and police officials were at the forefront of the police operation. He said Police registered FIR No. 510....