Families of Khalil and Zeeshan, allegedly killed in CTD encounter to meet President

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Families of Khalil and Zeeshan, allegedly killed in CTD encounter to meet President

LAHORE – The families of Khalil and Zeeshan, who were killed in an alleged encounter with Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Sahiwal, were allegedly invited to meet President Arif Alvi.

According to details, Khalil’s brother and Zeeshan’s mother and brother left for Islamabad to meet President Arif Alvi on Friday morning. Sources said that both the families were taken to Islamabad under tight security.

On January 19, CTD officials killed four people, including a couple and their teenage daughter in an alleged “encounter” in Sahiwal, triggering a national outcry that prompted the government to take the security officials into custody and order an investigation into the incident.

The officials claimed that the ‘terrorists’ were killed in an intelligence based operation (IBO). Three other terrorists including Shahid Jabar and Abdul Rahman managed to flee during the chase near the toll plaza of Sahiwal.

They also claimed of confiscating explosives and weapons from the car adding that officers were investigating into the matter as part of the operation in Faisalabad on January 16.