Event Title: Senator Mohsin Aziz, Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Interior Presiding over a Meeting of the Committee at Parliament Lodges Islamabad
Event Date: 2022-11-07
Senator Mohsin Aziz strongly condemned the assassination attempt on Chairman PTI Imran Khan and humiliating incident of Senator Azam Awati. He categorically stated that these kinds of incidents will only lead the country towards the anarchy and lawlessness. He further added that one is unable to find an example of such cowardly incidents in the modern world.
The Senate body adopted the report of Sub-Committee constituted to probe the incident of raid at Senator Saifullah Sarwar Khan Nyazee conducted by FIA cybercrime wing. Senator Kamil Ali Agha, convener of the Committee, suggested that the matter should be referred to Privilege Committee.
Adding that, Senator Mohsin Aziz questioned the FIA officials that who have ordered for forensic on objectionable video clip related to Senator Azam Swati. FIA officials apprised the senate committee that ministry of interior wrote a letter to FIA to conduct forensic on objectionable clip circulating on Social Media and after forensic it was revealed that the video was fake. The chair reiterated that only handpicked have access to video and objectionable clip was not leaked into social media. He also directed the ministry of interior to provide details regarding the timing of letter and why the denial has been issued by FIA without prior approval of Senator Azam Swati.
Moreover, Senator Saifullah Abro demanded that authorities provide details relating to expenses incurred on the containers which were acquired to block roads. IG Islamabad Police, Dr.Akbar Nasir told that the details regarding the expenses on containers will be provided in the next meeting. Senator Saifullah Abro also inquired the IG ICT that why the officer of DIG rank himself firing gas shells on general masses. He further added that if DIG has to fire himself then why do the thousands of personnel have been called from Sindh. In reply to that, Dr.Akbar Nasir said that it is duty of every police personnel to protect his people and country against any sort of aggression.
Senator Mohsin Aziz also inquired the IG Islamabad that why the FIR registered under Anti Terrorism Act against the alleged offender Saleh Muhammad. Dr. Akbar Nasir, IG Islamabad, told that police is inquiring into matter and committee will be apprised about the findings once the inquiry completed.
The meeting was attended by Senator Seemee Ezdi,Senator Faisal Saleem Rehman,Senator Walid Iqbal,Senator Saifullah Abro, Senator Kamil Ali Agha,Senator Syed Sabir Shah,IG Islamabad Police Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan, Additional Secretary Ministry of Interior Asad Islam Mani and other relevant officers were also in attendance.