No evidence shots fired at Maryam's car, says Punjab IGP

By: News Desk
Published: 05:41 PM, 20 Aug, 2020
No evidence shots fired at Maryam's car, says Punjab IGP
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Punjab Inspector General Police (IGP) Shoaib Dastgir on Thursday said that there was no evidence suggesting that bullets were fired at PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz's car outside the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore office.

Speaking to media at Lahore Chamber of Commerce, he said the police have no tussle with any political party. Those who will take the law into their hands will be brought to justice, he warned.

The police chief said a vehicle has been taken into custody following a violent clash between supporters of PML-N and the police personnel outside the bureau's Lahore office.

He said provision of peaceful and compatible environment for business activities and resolution of issues of business community on preferential basis is among top priorities of Punjab Police and in this regard every possible step will be taken with mutual consultation of business community and other stakeholders for improving law and order so that police may be playing its effective role with community policing in running of wheel of economy. 

He further said that business community has been playing role of development and construction by their economic activities therefore Khidmat Markaz has been established in Lahore Chamber of Commerce for their facilitation so that they do not face any difficulty for acquisition of necessary documents of business matters. 

He further said that it is a matter of great satisfaction and happiness that from this Khidmat Markaz, not only business men but also common citizens shall take benefit. 

He moreover said that, cooperation of business community under Public Private Partnership for safe City, model police station and other projects is the need of time by which both institutions may improve the services for public. 

He further said that one-third vehicles under the use of Istanbul Police has been provided by business Community of Turkey and we do not need vehicles but need such behaviour and attitude because it will not only enhance police performance but also strengthen the state. 

He further added that state cannot take the responsibility of each and every thing and we ourselves have to fulfil our responsibilities and obligations. He further said that for facilitation and service of citizens, network of Khidmat Marakiz have been established in all over the Punjab including Lahore.