Notorious bookie orchestrated attack on PML-N MPA Bilal Yaseen
An important revelation has come to light in connection with gun attack on Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) MPA Bilal Yaseen as the authorities have found involvement of a notorious bookie in the murder attempt, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Tuesday.
According to police investigation, a bookie, Mian Vicky, who has been doing the gambling business at Mohni Road and other posh areas of the city, orchestrated the attack on the PML-N MPA. He hired shooters for this purpose.
After giving the shooting order to the assassins, Mian Vicky flee to Dubai along with his family five days before the incident.
MPA Bilal Yaseen got injured when unknown assailants opened fire on him in Lahore on Dec 31. Two motorcyclists opened fire on him. He received bullet injuries and was immediately shifted to Mayo Hospital for treatment.
According to eyewitnesses, Bilal Yaseen received bullets in the leg and abdomen.
He is the nephew of PML-N, supremo Nawaz Sharif’s late wife Kulsoom Nawaz and is a member of the Punjab Assembly since 2008.
His condition is stated to be out of danger despite receiving severe bullet injuries. Now he is recovering.
Reporter Irfan Malik