Party members united under leadership of PM: CM Buzdar

CM removes 15 officers, announces action against those responsible for Murree tragedy

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Lahore: An investigation report on the Muri tragedy has been submitted to Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Bazdar, and 15 officials have been dismissed. These include Commissioner Rawalpindi, Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi, CPO, AC Murree, etc.

The CM told in the press conference that action is being taken by removing 15 officers from their posts in the light of recommendations of the inquiry committee. He said the Commissioner Rawalpindi division has been removed from his post and sent to the federal government and it was also recommended to suspend them. DC Rawalpindi is also removed and his services have been handed over to the federal government.

He said his suspension had been recommended and disciplinary action taken against him.

CM Buzdar said AC Murree has been suspended and disciplinary action has been ordered against him. ASP Murree has been removed from his post and his services have also been handed over to the federal government. It has been recommended to suspend him and disciplinary action be taken against him.

CTO Rawalpindi, DSP Traffic, SE Highways Circle-2 Rawalpindi, XEN Highway Rawalpindi, XEN Highway Mechanical Rawalpindi, SDO Highway Mechanical Murree, Divisional Forest Officer Murree, District Emergency Officer Murree, Incharge Murree Rescue 1122 and Director PDMA Punjab have also been suspended and disciplinary action has been ordered against them, the Chief Minister added.

Chief Minister Usman Bazdar said the tragedy that took place in Murree was sad and extremely painful in all respects. He said that this is a great tragedy and a high-level inquiry committee headed by Additional Chief Secretary (Home) was constituted to determine the causes and those responsible for this mishap. The Chief Minister said that he himself had gone there to review the situation.

“I had promised a transparent inquiry into the tragedy along-with action against those responsible which has been fulfilled,” He added.

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