Police given ten days to arrest suspect in Zeeshab Butt’s murder case

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Police given ten days to arrest suspect in Zeeshab Butt’s murder case

LAHORE: The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday has ordered Punjab Police to arrest the prime suspect in the murder case of journalist Zeeshan Butt within 10 days.
The apex court took up the suo motu case of the journalist’s killing at the Lahore registry.
During the proceedings, Inspector General Police Punjab Arif Nawaz Khan submitted a report pertaining to arrests made in the case.
The report stated that police had arrested three suspects in the case; however, the main suspect Imran alias Mani was still at large.
When Chief Justice, Justice Saqib Nisar inquired from the IGP how long it would take to arrest the suspect, he asked for 10 days which was granted.
Print journalist Zeeshan Butt was murdered on March 27 in the Union Council Office of Samaryal tehsil of Sialkot.
His family has accused UC Chairperson Imran Cheema belonging to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) of the murder.

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