CCTV images of suspects in Bilal Yaseen attack case surface

The close-circuit television (CCTV) images of the two suspects who shot and injured Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Bilal Yaseen in Lahore last week surfaced on Monday, Express News reported

The lawmaker was shot at in the Punjab capital on Friday by the assailants riding a motorcycle, and received bullet wounds on his leg and abdomen, according to the FIR registered

Police are probing the case with an extended scope with the CCTV footage obtained from different areas

One of the footage clearly shows faces of the suspects riding the motorcycle

In the footage, the suspects can be seen covering their faces with additional clothing, which they removed after reaching some distance from the site of the attack

Unfortunately, a Safe City CCTV camera installed 50-metres from the site of the attack turned out to be faulty

Also read: Police book unknown assailants for murder attempt on PML-N MPA Meanwhile, police said images of the suspects had been sent to the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), adding they were close to nabbing the culprits

Sources quoting police said that the incident appeared linked to a dispute related to ownership of a shop, following which shooters were hired to scare off the lawmaker

They added that top police officials have stopped six police teams from further probing the incident as the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) is now tasked with apprehending the suspects

Yaseen was fired upon after he visited a party worker in the Data Darbar area of the city

He was rushed to the Lahore Mayo Hospital for treatment

Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar took notice of the incident and directed police to submit the report regarding the attack at the earliest

Date:04-Jan-2022 Reference:View Original Link