Selected accountability being carried out by ‘selected PM’: PML-N leaders
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leaders on Tuesday said that the ‘selected prime minister’ is carrying out selected accountability across the country.
Addressing a press conference in national Press Islamabad, the PML-N leaders announced to stage demonstrate outside and inside the parliament over accountability court’s verdict of sentencing party quaid Nawaz Sharif.
PML-N leader Ahsan Iqbal said that that no evidence could be provided by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the court against the former prime minister.
“Selected prime minister is carrying out selected accountability. Sharif was punished on the case that company was made in 2001 when he was banished for the country,” the former minister said.
He said that the accountability court’s verdict of sentencing the former premier won’t affect Nawaz Sharif and party’s popularity.
On the occasion, Muhammad Zubair said that this is necessary to arrest corrupt people from the government for making Madina state. He also said that Aleem Khan, Aleema Khan and Jahangir Tareen should also be asked how they sent money abroad.
PML-N’s Rana Sanaullah said that the ministers are talking like the spokesperson of NAB, added, “We have right to express reservation on the verdict of accountability court.” He further said that the public will hear get good news soon.
On the occasion, Mushahidullah Khan hinted at protest inside and outside the parliament. “I pray for Imran Khan for may not be ended of him same like Hitler,” Musadaq Malik said.
It is pertinent here to mention that the former prime minister was sentenced to seven years in prison on Monday and fined $25 million on corruption
The court ruled on two charges related to Sharif’s assets: the Al-Azizia Steel Mills in Saudi Arabia, set up by Sharif’s father in 2001, and Flagship Investments, a company established by his son, Hasan Nawaz, that owns luxury properties in Britain.
Sharif was found to have been unable to demonstrate that his family had acquired the steel mill legitimately, but was acquitted on the second charge, relating to Flagship.
Earlier today, Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was shifted to Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat prison from Adiala jail, Rawalpindi. A large number of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers gathered outside Adiala Jail to greet their leader, who happens to be celebrating his 69th birthday today.