Islamabad: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan hosted a high-level meeting after appearing at the Supreme Court (SC) in the Army Public School (APS) massacre case on Wednesday.
The source said that the prime minister has briefed the members of the meeting about his appearance in court and discussed the strategy of taking further action against those who disturb the state of public security.
The development came before PM Imran Khan appeared before the SC in a case related to the Peshawar Army Public School (APS) massacre, and pledged to take action against those found guilty in performing their duties.
At a hearing held by the three-member bench, Pakistan’s Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed asked the Prime Minister about the measures taken after the APS massacre. The Prime Minister told that at the time of the attack, the Pakistan Justice Movement (PTI) was ruling Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), and we held an emergency meeting to discuss this tragic incident.
He said that the National Action Plan (NAP) was formulated after the accident and added that he had warned the authorities not to interfere in the American war during Pervez Musharraf’s tenure. He clarified that no one can be above the law.
Judge Ijaz ul Ahsan said that the parents of the children who died asked for action against the then ruler. He added that the prime minister should meet with parents and listen to their questions because their satisfaction is necessary.
Subsequently, the court adjourned the hearing and instructed the government to submit the Prime Minister’s court statement and progress report within four weeks.