Punjab govt had not role in Raymond Davis’s release: Shahbaz Sharif

02 Jul, 2017 4:25 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has on Sunday said that the provincial government had no role in release of Raymond Davis, the CIA contractor who hit headlines after he killed dead two men in Lahore.

Addressing a ceremony on Sunday, he said that the Punjab government did not pay blood-money (Diyyat) to relatives of the killed.

Shahbaz Sharif said that the question should be asked to those who are mentioned in the CIA contractor’s book.

The Punjab CM said that the democracy is going in right direction, adding that no one would want to derail the democracy.

Commenting on the Ahmedpur Sharkiya oil tanker tragedy, he said: “The victims are being provided the best medical facilities.” “Burn centers are working,” he added.

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