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PIC attack: Police fail to arrest PM’s nephew Hassan Niazi

PIC attack: Police fail to arrest PM’s nephew Hassan Niazi
December 16, 2019
LAHORE (92 News) – The Lahore Police have failed to arrest Prime Minister Imran Khan’s nephew Barrister Hassan Niazi who was involved in the lawyers’ attack at Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) and has been nominated in the case of torching of a police van – despite of several raids. According to the police sources, the police failed to arrest the accused involved in the torture against Police raided a farmhouse owned by Mr Hassaan Niazi in Raiwind but he wasn’t there. His home was also raided on Friday but Hassaan wasn’t present at home. Police said they conducted the raid after locating Hassaan using mobile data and collecting information based on intelligence. “But Hassaan fled before the raid,” policemen said. It is pertinent to mention here that the footage went viral of Hassaan, the son of Hafeezullah Niazi, participating in the violent lawyers’ march on the PIC. He wasn’t initially named in the FIR lodged against more than 200 lawyers on Thursday but later was added. The police raided the house of Hassan Khan Niazi located in a private housing society in Raiwind area, but could not arrest him. The police have so far conducted five raids to arrest him. Barrister Hassan Khan Niazi was also involved in the attack, arson and sabotage in the Punjab Institute of Cardiology. The videos about Hassan Khan Niazi leading the mob damaging and setting the police van on fire also went viral. He is also seen instigating his colleagues. Hassan Khan Niazi was severely criticized on Twitter after the videos about his involvement in PIC attack surfaced. However, Hassan Khan Niazi had dissociated himself from the incident, saying he only supports the objectives of his colleagues. “I participated in the demonstration, but I do not support violence,” he said. Barrister Hassan Khan Niazi has mentioned himself as the torch-bearer of human rights on his Twitter account. On Wednesday, at least three patients lost their life during the attack at Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) by lawyers who stormed and ransacked it in protest against doctors. The administration hid to save their lives when the PIC was attacked by the rioters; however, the process of treatment for patients stopped for a while and three patients died during this horrible scene. Earlier, Punjab Minister for Information Fayyazul Hassan Chohan has said that raids are being conducted to arrest Hassan Khan Niazi. Talking to the media on Saturday, he said that Hassan Niazi will soon be in the custody of the police. “Hassan Khan Niazi is the son of Hafeezullah Khan Niazi first and then the nephew of PM Imran Khan,” he said. He said that action is being taken against Hassan Khan Niazi. “Law is equal for everyone in Pakistan.” Fayyaz Chohan said that Hafeezullah Khan Niazi is a supporter of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Talking to the media on Saturday, he said that Hassan Niazi will soon be in the custody of the police. “Hassan Khan Niazi is the son of Hafeezullah Khan Niazi first and then the nephew of PM Imran Khan,” he said. He said that action is being taken against Hassan Khan Niazi. “Law is equal for everyone in Pakistan.” Fayyaz Chohan said that Hafeezullah Khan Niazi is a supporter of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).