CM says won’t spare people responsible for cutting off labourer’s hands

HAFIZABAD: CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif visiting the person whose hands were chopped off. INP PHOTO

Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif went to village Jorian, Hafizabad on Wednesday and met Abubakar alias Akram whose hands were cut, his father Muhammad Siddique, other family members and sought details about the incident from the injured youth.

While talking to the injured youth and his family members, the chief minister said that he has come here to share the grief of the affected family. He said that a high-level committee comprising honest officers of excellent record has been constituted for investigation of the incident which will hold inquiry in a highly transparent manner with complete impartiality and the persons found guilty will be taken to task at every cost.

Sharif directed officers of the committee to investigate the case impartially. He expressed his belief that the investigative committee will carry out investigation with fear of God. He said that all demands of justice would be fulfilled in this incident. He said that no one would be allowed to create hurdle in the provision of justice. The chief minister expressed heartfelt sympathies with the affected youth and his father and gave a cheque of financial assistance for Rs 1 million.

He assured that all possible assistance and complete look after of the injured youth would be done.

He said the Punjab government would provide two artificial hands and a suitable government job to the injured youth.

Muhammad Siddique, father of Abubakar alias Akram had leveled allegation that a landlord has cut the hands of his son in the grass cutting machine.