KP govt asks Peshawar High Court for nomination of judge for judicial commission to probe Tahkal incident

Special Correspondent

PESHAWAR: Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for Information and Public relation Ajmal khan Wazir, has said the KP government has sent a letter to Peshawar High Court for nomination of judge for the judicial commission to probe the tahkal incident.He expressed these view while briefing media at civil secretariat itlla cell Peshawar. Ajmal Wazir said the judicial commission would identify those responsible for the incident, who would be trialed in accordance with law. He said the government would public the inquiry report, so that everyone should know the facts of the incident. Ajmal Wazir, said the provincial government took action against the police personnel soon after the video viral on social media. Advisor said, on the directions of chief minister four police personnel including the SHO were suspended and lodged FIR against them. Ajmla wazir said the SSP Operation was also removed from his post adding that on the misconduct and wrongdoings of few personnel, the whole police department should not be blamed.He said the police force has given sacrifices in war against terror, while they have also been served on front line against the Covid-19 pandemic. Advisor stated the provincial government was enhancing the capacity of the public sector hospitals. He said the number of high dependency beds would be increased to 1644 by the end of July, while the Intensive care unit beds in public sector hospital would also be increased to 330.He said the National Disaster Management Authority, would provide 40 ICU beds, 310 high dependency beds, and 100 oxygen isolated beds to three major hospitals of the province. Ajmal Wazir stated the number of Covid-19 tests would be increased to 10000 per day by the end of July. He said the capacity of the public sector laboratories would also be increased to 7000 per day, while private laboratories capacity would be enhanced to 3000 per day.He said the number of tests in Khyber Medical University would be enhanced to 3100, Swat lab to 900, Abbottabad lab to 900, HMC lab to 190, KTH lab to 150 and Mardan lab capacity would be increased to 250 per day. Similarly, the Swabi lab capacity would be enhanced to 450, Bannu lab to 450, Kohat and Dir lab to 450, and Dera Ismail Khan lab capacity would reach to 650 per day. Advisor to chief minister also expressed deep condolence on the demise of former Jamaat –e-Islami chief Manawar Hassan.He prayed for the departed soul in eternal peace and patience for the bereaved family to bear this irreparable lost.