Lahore (Staff Report): Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri said on Tuesday that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif were behind the killing of 14 party workers in Model Town three years ago.

While addressing PAT workers at Nasir Bagh, Lahore, Qadri said the Sharifs’ should thank God that the Supreme Court did not send them to jail.

He said the JIT that probed the offshore assets of Sharif family should investigate the massacre of PAT workers. He also demanded the government to bring to light the Justice Baqir Najfi report, adding that Joint Investigation Team (JIT) should be formed to probe in to Model Town tragedy .

Qadri was accompanied by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Chaudhry Sarwar, among other political leaders, including Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed. They also addressed the rally before Qadri took the stage.

Rasheed claimed Nawaz is marching against the army and judiciary. “Nawaz is demanding a new NRO from Army,” he added.

In June 2014, at least 14 PAT activists were killed in police action against the party's offices in Lahore's Model Town