Police have arrested two shooters from Lahore on Wednesday who allegedly opened fire on Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) for Punjab and PML-N leader Bilal Yasin.
According to the spokesperson for Punjab police, sixteen teams were set up to arrest the suspects, while the Central Investigation Agency (CIA) raided different places overnight and arrested both suspects in a secret operation from the area of Shahadra, a historic precinct located across the Ravi River from the Walled City of Lahore.
Both suspects will be produced before the court for the identification parade tomorrow morning, the spokesperson added.
According to police sources, the suspects arrested in the case are identified as Majid and Kashif and both are the residents of the Bilal Gunj neighbourhood of the provincial capital.
The police spokesperson further added that the names of many suspects had been included in the investigation related to the attack on Bilal Yaseen, while the facilitator in the crime, Sajid, and weapon dealer Fakhr-e-Alam have also been arrested.
Sources further revealed that both shooters had consumed ice drugs at the time of the attack on MPA Bilal Yaseen.
Both shooters have been shifted to an unknown location for further investigation, the police added.