GUJRAT (Sarzameen News)- A 12-year-old child was run over by an Elite Forces vehicle part of Nawaz Sharif’s convoy near Lalamusa.
None of the cars in the convoy stopped according to eyewitnesses. The child was taken to the hospital where he died.
The boy identified as Hamid Chughtai, son of a rickshaw driver, got hit by a vehicle of the security staff. His uncle claimed that he begged for help but no one stopped. The relatives protested on main GT Road against the ruling party.
Speaking to media, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said the local administration has been directed to investigate the incident and present a report. He said action will be taken as per law.
He further clarified that speed of Nawaz Sharif’s convoy was very slow, thus, occurrence of such incident was not possible.
In a message posted on Twitter, Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz expressed sorrow over the incident, stating that local authorities have been directed to provide assistance to the affected family.