FIR of attack over Ahsan Iqbal lodged

FIR of attack over Ahsan Iqbal lodged

NAROWAL: The first information report (FIR) of attack over Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal lodged at PS Shah Gareeb on plea of ASI, Muhammad Ishaq under Anti-Terrorism Act on Monday.
According to the details, arrested accused namely, Abid has been nominated in the case no 73/18 at PS Shah Gareeb.
On the other hand, Director General Punjab Rangers, Major General Azhar Naveed Hayat visited services hospital to enquire about the health of Interior Minister, Ahsan Iqbal, who was attacked yesterday in Narowal.
Initial inquiry report of the incident has been sent to the Chief Secretary, the accused was arrested on the spot by the police along with weapons, says report.
MS of the Services hospital says that the condition of the Interior Minister is improving, he will be discharged from the hospital within few days .
It may be recalled, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal was injured in an assassination attempt after addressing a rally in Narowal’s tehsil Kanjrur on Sunday.
The assailant Abid Hussain, 21, shot at the interior minister from a distance of 15 yards as the latter entered his vehicle to leave the rally ground in tehsil Kanjrur, confirmed DPO Imran Kishwar.
An initial report issued by the police said Iqbal’s bone was fractured after he received a bullet in his right shoulder.
Ahsan Iqbal undergone surgeries at Services Hospital Lahore, after which his is now satisfactory, said his son.
Iqbal, who was shot in the arm Sunday evening during a rally in his constituency Narowal, was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after his surgery was completed.


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