PITB chairman Umar Saif’s office fired at by sniper in Lahore

LAHORE: An unknown sniper’s shot was purportedly fired at the workplace of Punjab Information and Technology Board (PITB) Chairperson Umar Saif on Sunday morning. Nobody was harmed in the incident as it was an off-day.

The bullet penetrated through the windowpane of LinkdIn office, which is neighboring PITB boss’ office, at that point went through the glass-mass of Saif’s office and hit nearer to his seat.

An authority of PITB said there was no elevated structure close-by the workplace. Naming it a debilitating message, he said it was not an incident that the projectile hit the Saif’s office in a 17-story constructing that had several different workplaces.

Umar Saif as of now had gotten threats many times, he included.

The data innovation (IT) activities have focused on targeted criminals, terrorists and furthermore hampered interests of different departments, the authority included.

“It could be any one. We have educated law enforcement agencies that were exploring the issue and further examinations would learn the realities”, he said.