CM Buzdar suspends DSP, SHO in connection with Minar-e-Pakistan incident

LAHORE (PEN) – Punjab Government Spokesperson Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday said that Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar has suspended Badami Bagh’s Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Usman Haider and Station House Officer (SHO) Mohammad Jameel in connection with Minar-e-Pakistan incident.

According to details, CM Buzdar chaired a meeting on law and order situation and discussed Minar-e-Pakistan incident.

During the session, it was decided to make Deputy Inspector General (DIG) operations Sajid Kiyani as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) while Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nadeem Abbas and Additional SP operations Hassan Jahangir have been directed to report Central Police Office.

The CM has also suspended project director and deputy director of Greater Iqbal Park. He told that a letter will also be dispatched to federal government for action.

Meanwhile, the participants also deliberated upon the developments regarding murder case of Asad Khokhar’s brother.



On the other hand, police have identified 22 persons involved in Minar-e-Pakistan assault incident with the help of video footage.

70 persons have been released after investigation while the identification of more suspects is underway through National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA).


Earlier, a video of insulting, assaulting and harassing a female TikToker named Ayesha Akram, at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore on Independence Day (August 14) went viral on social media.

A case was registered against 400 persons after chief minister’s notice on the incident.