SUNDAY TIMES LAHORE:The probe team, had recently rejected a plea of Shehbaz Sharif seeking to record his statement without appearing before the JIT and summoned him in person.

Sharif appeared before the JIT members here at the Child Protection Bureau today.

He will record his statement to the JIT over the allegations about the Model Town incident.

The JIT will also likely to visit Kot Lakhpat Jail Lahore to record the statement of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

PML-N leaders Pervez Rasheed, Khawaja Asif and Rana Sanaullah were already appeared before the investigation team of Model Town carnage to record their statements.

According to reports, the JIT has recorded statements of 85 witnesses, while 90 officials of the police department also appeared before the JIT and recorded their statements over the incident.

The Punjab Home Department on Jan 3 had formed a new JIT, on the Supreme Court orders for a fresh probe into the Model Town incident.

On June 17, 2014, at least 14 people were killed and 100 others injured when the police opened fire to disperse protesting Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers during an anti-encroachment operation outside the residence of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri in Model Town Lahore.