Sheikhupura: Case against farmers for torching fields Motorway pileup
SHEIKHUPURA: Sadar police have registered a case against 10 drivers and three farmers, holding them responsible for Tuesday’s motorway pileup. The farmers from Khiampur village were booked for torching their post-harvest fields that generated clouds of smoke and ultimately caused the chain collision.
No arrest was made till the filing of this report at 10pm on Tuesday. Earlier, the injured were shifted to the DHQ Hospital where doctors and paramedical staff treated them. A team from the Governor’s House visited the hospital to retrieve bodies of Naseem Ijaz and her husband Sheikh Ijaz.
Meanwhile, Punjab chief minister Sardar Dost Muhammad Khosa, who was traveling from Islamabad to Lahore via motorway, stopped at the site. Talking to newsmen, he promised to hold an inquiry to identify the guilty and the negligent. Punjab IGP Shaukat Javed also visited the spot.
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