ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Refuting the allegations leveled against him, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen on Monday termed that former defence minister leader Khawaja Asif has a history of being a liar.
While responding to the statement of PML-N leader, the PTI stalwart took his twitter and said that Khawaja Asif narrated a fabricated story in the parliament house as he has has a history of being a liar.
The PTI leader added that the former defence minister presented fictious story about him being a partner in the news channel that aired the news report regarding National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal.
He further said that Khawaja Asif lied about him and he should take back his statement.
“Khawaja Asif has a history of being a liar. Today, on the floor of the house, he again lied claiming that I am a partner in the TV channel that did prgmme against Chairman Nab.I do not own even a single share in any TV channel let alone owning one. Take your words back khwja Asif,” Jhangir Tareen tweeted.
NAB controversy created by government: Khawaja Asif
Earlier today, Khawaja Asif
questioned the incumbent government’s role in trapping National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman (rtd) Justice Javed Iqbal to save its own people.
Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, the PML-N leader said that the government has become alert so a trap was set against NAB chairman. He said while speaking on the controversy that was caused by some leaked audio and video clips involving NAB chairman.
Tareen has shares in channel that aired clip involving NAB chief
Khawaja Asif said that PTI leader Jahangir Tareen has shares in the channel that aired the video clip involving the NAB chairman.
Asif demands parliamentary body over NAB chief tape leaks
Khawaja Asif demanded formation of a parliamentary committee to probe the controversy over leaked audio and video clips of the NAB chairman.
Terming the controversy an attempt to dent the NAB chairman’s credibility, he urged the NA speaker to constitute a parliamentary committee to probe into the affair.
PTI govt blackmailing Javed Iqbal
The PML-N leader accused the PTI government of blackmailing the corruption watchdog’s chairman to save its own people.
He alleged the government got into its stride following the controversy to target the NAB chairman to save its own people. “The government’s role in blackmailing the NAB chairman is shameful,” he added.