Interior ministry requested to put US diplomat’s name on Exit Control


Islamabad (Web Desk) : The federal capital police have asked the interior ministry to put the name of US Diplomat Colonel Joseph Emanuel on the Exit Control List.

In a statement, police spokesperson said police was in close liaison with the bereaved family and updating it with legal course of action while investigation was being carried out in the matter. He assured that the investigation will be fair, transparent and as per cannon of justice irrespective of who was who.

He added, “Fair and impartial investigation is being carried out without fear or favor in domain of law in motorcyclists hit incident near Daman-e-Koh Chowk.”

On Saturday, according to the sources, a ticket was booked in his name on a foreign airline but the bid was foiled with FIA’s help, the Federal Police moved to put the diplomat on Exit Control List (ECL) after reports that the official may leave the country.

A case has been filed against the US diplomat after a vehicle he was driving ran a red light and hit a motorbike, killing a young man and injuring another in Islamabad.

wo motorcyclists Attique Baig and Raheel Ahmed were injured in the accident, one of the injured person Attique Baig succumbed to his injuries while Raheel Ahmed was under treatment.

Following the incident, officials said they took Emanuel and his car was to the police station. After initial probe, Emanuel was handed over to the embassy officials who were also present at the police station.

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