- Kashmala Tariq regrets her son being blamed, says he was within the automobile behind hers
- Says “the driver was unable to control the car” and, subsequently, crashed
- Guarantees that “justice will be served but please don’t unjustly drag anyone’s child” into the matter
ISLAMABAD: Kashmala Tariq, the federal ombudsperson for defense in opposition to harassment of girls at office whose convoy was concerned in a lethal crash at Islamabad’s Srinagar Freeway, has lastly damaged her silence on the incident that she claims her son is being unjustly dragged into.
Talking concerning the crash that killed no less than 4 individuals within the federal capital on Monday, Kashmala Tariq stated she was upset over the lack of lives of the youngsters who had been within the automobile that her convoy hit.
“We have children ourselves too. There is no substitute for human lives,” she careworn. “It was a terrible accident and I feel sadness in my heart for the children who lost their lives.”
“We had been travelling in two automobiles. We left Lahore round 7pm yesterday and crossed the toll plaza at round 10:30pm. My husband and I had been in the identical car.
‘What sort of media trial is that this?’
The federal government official narrated that her automobile was jolted as they drove on the Kashmir Freeway. “We skilled a sudden shock and push and received injured. The driving force was unable to regulate the automobile.
“It was a terrible accident,” she acknowledged.
Tariq stated her son was within the automobile behind hers, whereas she and her husband had been in the identical one. “This complete matter is being blamed on my son however the driver was unable to regulate the automobile.
The previous lawmaker defined that everybody, together with her son and her husband, had gone to the police station after the horrific crash through which her convoy was concerned.
“My son was within the automobile behind us… I do not perceive what sort of media trial is that this. The CCTV video of the accident needs to be proven.
‘Justice will likely be served’
“My son’s footage are being broadcast and shared all over the place when, actually, he was driving within the automobile behind us. If, in any method, this was our fault or had we been driving, then we carry our palms collectively to apologise.
“I have no words. Please don’t misreport and show only what’s is true,” Tariq added.
“Justice will be served but please don’t unjustly drag anyone’s child” into the matter, she underscored, including that neither her nor her household tried to flee the crash web site. “In fact, we even called an ambulance ourselves,” she added.
Youngsters amongst 4 killed
Not less than 4 individuals had been killed when 5 dashing automobiles of Tariq’s protocol allegedly broke a sign and crashed right into a automobile and motorbike on Islamabad’s Srinagar Freeway.
Police confirmed that the automobiles within the former MNA’s protocol broke the sector G-11 site visitors sign and collided into two automobiles, killing 4 individuals and injuring two others.
Police shifted Tariq’s husband, Waqas Khan, to the Ramna police station, whereas her son and others within the convoy fled the scene. A spokesperson stated motion could be taken in opposition to these accountable in accordance with the regulation.
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