PPP’s Babar Butt assassination, police registers FIR

Lahore: FIR has been registered against five suspects who were involved in the assassination of PPP’s leader Babar Sohail Butt in Manawan Lahore.

Police has registered FIR in Manawan police station under clauses of terrorism and aid to terrorists; and stuck in names of Shaukat Butt, Atif Jutt, Irfan and two unknown persons as suspect.

Babar Butt was shot dead on Sunday night when gunmen broke into his house near Lakhodair area of Manawan.

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However, Israr Butt the brother of Babar has alleged MNA Sohail Shaukat for his involvement in the murder and claimed that police had not included his name in FIR.

Pakistan Peoples Party has condemned the murder and asked authorities to take action against alleged persons.

Butt contested provincial assembly elections in 2013 on PPP ticket from PP-157; has also served as a member of the PPP-affiliated People’s Youth Organization.