PESHAWAR: Ruling political party of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) government, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has filed application for nominating US and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as main accused in Hangu drone attack case.
PTI submitted an application nominating US and the prominent intelligence agency as main accused in last drone strike case while the written request was sent to top police official of KPK province.
According to TheNewsTribe representative, PTI’s Suleman Afridi placed the request before Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (IG-KPK) Nasir Khan Durrani on Monday (today).
The Pakistan’s Foreign Office statement, the Peshawar High Court (PHC) decisions and a news report of Washington Post were enclosed with the application as references.
Following the particulars provided by the PTI, IG Nasir Khan Durrani directed the concerned officers to take immediate action after a thorough investigation of the incident.
He added that action would be taken after completion of investigation and verification of the provided evidences as well as the incident.
It should be mentioned that PTI-led KPK government had earlier registered case against the drone attack in Hangu by accusing unknown persons.
PTI provided his stance pertaining its previous move by saying that it was not known whom piloting the spy plane in the attack which lead to the filing of case against some unknown persons.
A US drone strike in northwest Pakistan killed six people including a senior leader of the ruthless Haqqani network, Hameedullah Haqqani, officials said, in only the second such strike outside the country’s lawless tribal districts.