Punjab CM formed six-member committee to probe law minister Rana Sanaullah

LAHORE: Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi on Thursday postponed his sit-in against the Punjab government on the request of Punjab chief minister (CM) Shehbaz Sharif.

Shehbaz Sharif has formed a six-member committee to probe Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah upon his rift with Sialvi who demanded the resignation of senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader.

The Punjab CM assured that Rana Sanaullah will appear before the six-member committee. He met Sialvi today and made the request to delay his deadline for the protest.

The cleric had warned the Government of Punjab to impose sharia law within a period of seven days lest the religious groups would shut down the entire province.

Sialvi, who led a sit-in protest of thousands of people outside rushy shrine of Data Gunj Bukhsh in Lahore, had demanded the government to impose the sharia law. In an address delivered to the protesters, Silavi said that innocent minor girls are murdered in multiple cities while the government failed to arrest the perpetrators.