Minister Ijaz Alam sees off body of Priyantha kumara at Lahore Airport 

Lahore, December 08, 2021 (PPI-OT):The dead body of Priyantha Kumara was flown back to Sri Lanka with the full official protocol from Lahore Airport on Monday. Special Assistant to PM Maulana Tahir Ashrafi, Honorary Sri Lankan Consul General Yasin Joya, officials of Sri Lankan High Commission and provincial home department were also present. Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Ijaz Alam received the body on behalf of Chief Minister Sardar Usman.

In a statement, CM Usman Buzdar repeated that the whole nation shares the grief and I assure the bereaved family that the government was fulfilling its responsibilities. More than 131 accused have been arrested along with 26 main culprits, he continued. The case would be run in anti-terrorism court and all the requirements of justice would be fulfilled to ensure exemplary punishment to the culprits. I am personally overseeing the progress on the case, he added.

For more information, contact:
Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab
Government of the Punjab
8-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99205562-3
Fax: +92-42-99205561

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