Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif warned that former Prime Minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan may be arrested for ‘violating the law and causing unrest in the country’.
While talking to journalists in Sialkot, the Defence Minister takes Jibe at the PTI chief for blaming PPP co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari for an assassination plot, saying that such statements can bend politics towards violence and can cause bloodshed in the country.
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Khawaja Asif said that such allegations can create life-threatening situations for Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leadership, warning that the former premier will be held responsible if any tragedy occurs in the country.
Defence Minister said that if the leaders of the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) can be arrested then the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is no Exception.
In response to Journalist’s question regarding PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s arrest, the Defence minister said if PDM leaders can be arrested in ‘bogus cases’, then how Imran Khan can get away with ‘proven charges’ of Toshakhana and foreign funding?
“Imran Khan can also be arrested due to the violation of the law,” claimed Defence Minister.
Defence Minister also criticized the PTI chief’s ‘failed strategies’, saying that Imran Khan first said foreign powers are responsible for ousting him, but now he held Mohsin Naqvi accountable for the ouster.
Khawaja Asif said that PTI leaders threatened courts and institutions. He advised the PTI leaders to ‘deal politically and no action will be taken against anyone’.
Fawad Chaudhry Arrest
Remember that last week rumors of the arrest of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Imran Khan, circulated in the early hours of Wednesday. On PTI call party leaders and workers, in large numbers, gathered at his residence in Lahore’s Zaman Park.
Meanwhile, the PTI announced on its official Twitter handle: “There are reports that the puppet government will try to arrest Imran Khan tonight.
But in a surprise move from Government, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader and former federal minister Fawad Chaudhry was arrested by Islamabad Police from his residence on charges of ‘threatening’ Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) members.
The FIR was lodged against him for using unethical and ‘threatening’ language against the ECP and its members. According to the First Information Report (FIR), Fawad Chaudhry in his media talk outside Imran Khan’s residence in Lahore, threat the ECP, its members, and their families.
It is to be pertinent that Lahore High Court approved 2 days physical remand of Fawad Chaudhry and now he is in Islamabad Police Custody.
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