New joint investigation team to probe indicted Pak officials role in Benazir assassination

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Islamabad, Apr.24 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided to form a new joint investigation team to further probe the role of officials and others who have been indicted in the UN enquiry commission's report on former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination.

According to highly placed sources, the decision was taken during the recent core group meeting of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif Ali Zardari.

The new joint investigation team will comprise of senior police and intelligence officials, The Dawn reports.

The team would be tasked with interrogating recently suspended police officials and former military officials and would try to unmask the mastermind of the deadly assassination plot Bhutto.

Confirming the report, senior PPP leader Nazar Mohammad Gondal said the government is committed to bring the perpetrators to justice and find all punish all those who are found accountable for the crime. (ANI)

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