Strict Action To Be Taken Against Responsible Of TT Singh Incident: Kamran

Strict action to be taken against responsible of TT Singh incident: Kamran

FAISALABAD, Jan 4 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 04th Jan, 2017 ) : Federal Minister for Human Rights & Minorities Affairs and Senator Kamran Michael has said that a commission constituted to probe into Mubarakabad, Toba Tek Singh incident, in which a number of people died from toxic alcohol.

The bench headed by Justice Ali Nawaz Chohan had been constituted by the National Commission for Human Rights to probe into the incident. According to a handout issued by Press Information Department here on Wednesday, the minister went door to door of victims' families and condoled with them.

Bishop Joseph Arshad, MPA Shakeel Khokhar Marks, former MPA Joel Amir Sahutra, Father Barket, Sister Rubina, Principal school Pastor Shahzad and Minorities' Chairman Rasheed Jalal accompanied him.

Later, the minister talking to a gathering at Senate Peter High School Mubarakabad, TT Singh said that legal action would be initiated against the responsible without any discrimination in light of inquiry report.

He said the district administration extended all out cooperation to Christian Community in shifting the victims of toxic liquor to Allied Hospital Faisalabad, adding that treatment of victims in large number was not possible at local hospital in Toba Tek Singh.

The minister said that a medical camp would be set up in Senate Peter High School Mubarakabad and specialist doctors would be called in the treatment of people fell sick due to toxic alcohol. He said that children of government employees died of toxic liquor in the incident would be recruited in place of their parents, adding that a family member of dead persons other than government employees would also be given job in government departments.

The minister said that dry food items would be dispatched to the victim families by the Ministry of Human Rights & Minorities' Affairs. Efforts would also be made for the announcement of PM package for them, he added.