Pakistani secret agencies reject reports of second shooter in Imran Khan assassination attempt case
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has rejected the claim of PTI Chairman Imran Khan that there were two shooters who launched a gun attack on him adding that the former prime minister is continuously running an organized campaign against the institutions, reported 24NewHD TV channel.
The interior minister expressed these remarks while giving briefing to the parliamentarians of the allied parties on the Wazirabad firing incident in which Imran was shot in the leg.
Federal minister and members of National Assemble belonging to allied parties participated in the briefing.
Sanaullah apprised the lawmakers that according to the secret agencies report, there was no other shooter except Naveed. He said the bullet that hit Muazzam fired from an SMG which might have belonged to a security guard.
“Imran’s claim regarding another shooter is wrong,” the interior minister asserted.
He also rubbished the PTI chief’s claim that he received four bullets. He suggested a thorough inquiry into Imran’s assertion.
The parliamentarians who were attending the briefing questioned why different tests of Imran were not conducted.
Sanaullah said that according to the investigation report, Naveed – the prime suspect who was arrested red-handed – did not belong to any political party nor did he have anyone’s backing.
He said there were reports of terrorism and the Punjab government was alerted about that.
Sanaullah said that Imran was continuously running an organized campaign against the institutions.
The meeting decided to hold a debate in the assembly on the matter of Imran’s campaign against the institutions and the assembly has framed a strategy in this regard.