LHC moved to form JIT over May 9 riots

LAHORE: A petition was filed in Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) over the May 9 protests that broke out across the country following the arrest of PTI Chairman Imran Khan in NCA £190m corruption scandal.

The petition was filed by Advocate Afzal Azeem. The petitioner has made Punjab caretaker chief minister Mohsin Naqvi, IG Punjab and others respondents in the plea.

The petition stated that PTI workers were being arrested over May 9 violence, urging the court to form JIT to investigate the cases.

Earlier, the Punjab government constituted 10 joint investigation teams (JITs) to probe the May 9 violence in Lahore, wherein military installations including Lahore Corps Commander’s house — also known as Jinnah House were attacked.


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