Committee formed to probe Newsgate scandal meets today

10 Nov, 2016 10:15 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The first meeting of a high-level committee constituted to probe into the alleged news leak will hold its first meeting today (Thursday).

The committee headed by Justice (r) Amir Raza Khan and comprising of Provincial Ombudsman Punjab Najam Saeed, Secretary Establishment Syed Tahir Shahbaz, Director FIA Punjab Dr Usman Anwar and one member each from Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI),Military Intelligence (MI) and Intelligence Bureau Intelligence (IB) will hold its first meeting today.

The committee will enquire into the circumstances of the alleged leak and establish the identity of those responsible.

Sources said that the meeting will be held in the Punjab House’s Governor Wing and the proceedings will be kept secret. “The committee will present its report within 30-days to the Interior Ministry,” sources added.

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