LAHORE: Nazir Ahmad, the father of the deceased child from Bhalwal, Sargodha, met with the Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif here on Monday.
He had demanded justice for his deceased son at a public meeting of the CM in Kot Momin.
Taking notice of the incident, the chief minister called him to his residence in Lahore and assured him that justice would be provided to him.
Shehbaz reprimanded the police officials for failing to timely dispatch case evidence to the Punjab Forensic Science Agency and ordered the dismissal of the concerned DSP, SHO and investigation officer.
He also announced a financial grant of Rs 1 million for the father of the deceased child and lamented that the police took 23 days for the verification of evidence without any reason. “It is a big cruelty to the bereaved family that their child has been lost but the police wasted 23 precious days,” he remarked.
The CM inquired about the details of the incident and was told that the child had been killed after being molestation. Sargodha Inspector General of Police (IGP), RPO and DPO were present on the occasion.