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PIC attack: Police raids house of PM’s nephew in Lahore

Lahore ATC grants Karachi police two-day transit remand of Hassan Niazi
LAHORE: The police have raided the house of lawyer Hassaan Niazi, nephew of Prime Minister Imran Khan in the afternoon due to the Punjab Institute of Cardiology incident (PIC) act.
He was absent from his during the raid. The move came after the CCTV footage which showed Hassan Niazi participating in the violent lawyers’ protest in the PIC incident.
During the arrest of accused in the protest, Hasaan was not named in the First Information Report (FIR) registered against over 200 lawyers on Thursday.
According to a tweet earlier posted by, he said that he felt ashamed of himself after social media users posted a video of him accompanying the mob.

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He claimed that his support was limited to the initiation of legal action against the doctors but videos that went viral on social media showed him actively participating in the protest.
A violent clash that erupted between hundreds of lawyers and doctors on Wednesday had left 4 patients dead and 25 injured when the charged lawyers stormed into the PIC and broke windows of the emergency ward and several vehicles parked nearby.

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