“Shot Him Because…” |Imran Khan’s Shooter makes confession

Guwahati: The suspect who was arrested by Pakistani police after opening fire during the PTI’s long march claimed he intended to kill PTI leader and former Prime Minister Imran Khan because “he was misleading the public,” media reports said.

Imran Khan was injured during his lengthy protest march against the ruling coalition in Wazirabad, Punjab region of Pakistan, when shots were fired close to his container, according to ARY News.

When the police asked why he committed the crime, the shooter said, “Imran Khan was misleading people and I could not tolerate it so I tried to kill him. I tried my best to kill him. I tried killing only Imran Khan and no one else.”

“I thought of this as there was Azaan going on and on the other side, Imran Khan is taking out his container and making noise. My conscience did not approve of this. I decided this suddenly… I conspired against Imran Khan from the day he kicked off his long march from Lahore. I made up my mind that I will not leave him alive,” as per a video of the shooter shared on social media.

Responding to whether there was someone else in the conspiracy, the shooter said, “I have conspired this alone and no one else is involved in this. I came on a bike and I parked it at my uncle’s shop. He has a motorcycle showroom.”

Giving an update on Imran Khan’s health, Omar Ayub Khan, Additional General Secretary PTI tweeted Imran Khan is being operated upon in Shaukat Khanum Emergency in Lahore. “Doctors will brief after the operation Inshallah. Prayers needed for the complete & speedy recovery of Khan Sb & all our injured colleagues.”

Seven people were hurt and one person died as a result of the shooting, according to the Punjab police. As per the police, the deceased has been identified as Muazzam Nawaz, reported Dawn.

Marriyum Aurangzeb, the minister of information for Pakistan has meantime urged the Punjab police to promptly secure the crime site and lock Imran Khan’s container in order to facilitate an inquiry.

Nawaz Sharif, the leader of the PML-N, also denounced the shooting incident involving PTI leader Imran Khan and party members.

After being injured in “the fire incident” near the container carrying Imran Khan during the long march, Senator Faisal Javed Khan of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had claimed it was a “assassination attempt” on the former Pakistan Prime Minister.

Imran Khan is being transferred to the hospital, according to PTI, and is safe.

Faisal Javed Khan claimed he was hurt during the “assassination attempt” on Imran Khan despite being covered in blood as a result of the wounds he received from the shooting event.

Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah was requested to provide a report by Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Moreover, he gave the Interior Minister the order to request a report from the Chief Secretary and IGP of Punjab.

Following the shooting incident, Imran Khan is moving to Lahore, according to PTI secretary general Asad Umar. Asad Umar stated, “Imran Khan is being transferred to Lahore for medical care.”

According to ARY News, he stated that several PTI politicians, including Senator Faisal Javed, former Sindh governor Imran Ismail, Ahmed Chatta, and Umar Dar, were injured in the incident.

The incident happened in Punjab, thus the province’s chief minister, Parvez Elahi, gave the provincial IGP instructions to conduct a comprehensive investigation and produce a report.

The Chief Minister promised that those responsible for the event would quickly face justice and that the injured would receive the finest care possible.

When the Haqeeqi March entered Wazirabad, the tragedy happened.

The firing was followed by a stampede. Everyone on the container, including the PTI leaders, reportedly panicked.

According to ARY News, the caravan had arrived at Zafarali Khan Chowk when shots were fired.

Five persons were reportedly hurt in the shooting incident, according to media reports citing sources. Ambulances have been used to transport the injured to the hospital, it continued. The alleged shooter has been detained, according to sources cited by ARY News.

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