*NAROWAL: Punjab Police has made progress in the case of assassination attack on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal .*
Another suspect involved in the assassination attempt on Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal , was arrested on Monday.
Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday was attacked and injured after an assailant opened fire at him during a corner meeting of the party in Narowal’s Kanjroor area.
Although a Punjab government spokesperson said that the interior minister was not in critical conditional, Iqbal was soon transported from Narowal to Lahore’s Services Hospital via a helicopter where Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived to overview the arrangements for the minister’s treatment.
According to the initial reports, the police arrested the assailant, Abid, 21, who is said to be a resident of Narowal’s Viram area.
Abid’s accomplice Azeem, a resident of Mansoor Pura, has also been arrested, according to details
The report said that the accused revealed his affiliation with Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP).
The Narowal DC further stated in the report that the suspect was arrested along with the weapon that he used to attack the minister. Further, the motorcycle belonging to the accused was also taken into custody by the police. “Police is further investigating the matter,” the report concluded.