Nawaz urges govt to ‘immediately take action against Imran’ | The Express Tribune
PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday called on the coalition government, led by his younger brother, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, to take “immediate” legal action against former Prime Minister Imran Khan following his ruling. ECP in financial cases prohibited by PTI.
“Following this report by [ECP], there is no doubt that he [Imran Khan] is maintaining his foreign agenda at home,” he said in an interview with journalists. in London.
Following the election commission’s report, I have no doubt that Imran Khan has a foreign policy agenda and executes it domestically. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pic.twitter.com/MrAjxsFGbc
– Hassan Ayub Khan (@HassanAyub82) Aug 2, 2022
Earlier, today the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) ruled that Pakistan Tehreek -e-Insaf received “prohibited funds” from 34 foreign nationals and 351 companies based outside the country.
The party received notice of cause following a unanimous ruling – reserved in June earlier this year – by the ECP’s three-member bench led by Elections Chief Sikander Sultan Raja.
“The Committee orders that a notice may be issued to the respondent [PTI] under Rule 6 of PPR 2002, stating why the above prohibited funds cannot be seized. The office is also responsible for taking any other action under the law, pursuant to this order of the Commission,” the 68-page judgment said – a copy of which is available from The Express Tribune.
Referring to the ruling, “He [Imran] who called others a coward and bandit turned out to be the greatest thief in the history of the country,” he added.
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“Imran Khan declared Sadiq [honest] and Ameen [justified] based on false documents,” he commented.
ایک وقت آئیگا جب سابق چیف جسٹس ثاقب نثار ، سابق چیف جسٹس آصف سعید کھوسہ اور جسٹس ریٹائرڈ عظمت سعید شیخ کو حساب دینا ہوگا۔ سابق وزیر اعظم میاں نواز شریف pic.twitter.com/MmezqLaLhg
— Hassan Ayub Khan (@HassanAyub82) August 2, 2022
The former premier while recalling his ouster from power in 2017 said his then government was taking the country towards progress but the Imran-led regime “destroyed the economy and reversed all gains”
He also denounced former Supreme Court justices who ruled against him in the infamous Panama Papers case, saying former Chief Justice Saqib Nisar and others would also be held accountable for bringing the country to this moment.
Referring to his conviction before the highest court, Nawaz said it was the first time in the country’s history that a prime minister was removed from office “for not receiving a salary from his son”.
“Imran Khan’s [misalignment] suit must be terminated forever. Political parties must also play their part … rebuilding Pakistan after four years of destruction is becoming difficult,” he added.