6 main accused involved in Sri Lankan assassination arrested



LAHORE : On the instruction of Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, a crackdown against accused involved in the brutal murder of Sri Lankan citizen is being carried out. Punjab police have arrested six more main accused by conducting raids. The Chief Minister directed to further accelerate the legal proceedings against the accused and said that the investigation should be taken forward in a scientific manner.

According to the Punjab Police spokesman, during the last 12 hours, police have identified six main characters and arrested them with the help of CCTC footage and mobile calls data. The suspects can be seen torturing the deceased manager in the video. The footage also revealed that some of the accused had sticks in their hands and some were torturing the victim. Police have nabbed these accused from the houses of their friends and relatives. The spokesman further disclosed that police have detained 124 people out of whom 19 accused have a major role in this brutal murder. Among the arrested accused, the process of identifying those who provoked violence and involved in torture is also being carried out. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and IG Punjab are personally monitoring the entire investigation process. Usman Buzdar has given the task to the Secretary Prosecution to pursue the case.