ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan had already suffered a major setback by losing 28 MNAs to his allies prior to the no-confidence motion.
According to reports in the media, opposition parties began playing their trump cards ahead of the no-confidence vote. There have been reports of 28 PTI MNAs switching their allegiances.
According to sources, 17 MNAs have pledged allegiance to the PML-N, 8 to the PPP, and 3 to the JUI-F. According to reports, three PTI federal ministers are also prepared to jump from PM Imran Khan’s sinking plane.
Raja Riaz, Nawab Sher Wasir, Rana Qasim Noon, Ghaffar Wattoo, Noor Alam Khan, Riaz Mazari, Basit Bukhari, Khawaja Shiraz, and Ahmad Hassan Dehar are among the PTI members currently residing in Sindh House, according to sources. Rameez Khan, Nuzhat Pathan, Ramesh Kumar, and Wajiha Akram
According to sources, a list of MNAs residing in Sindh House has been sent to the prime minister. In the meantime, MNA Ramesh Kumar, who also lives in Sindh House, has announced his departure from the PTI.
Three federal ministers have reportedly left the ruling party, according to Ramesh Kumar, who did not name the ministers.
Fawad Chaudhry, the Minister of Information, had previously stated that the government was planning a major crackdown on alleged horse-trading and the detention of MNS in Sindh House.
He said in a video shared by PTI on Twitter that the government has been informed that a large sum of money has been transferred to Sindh House in order to sway MNS loyalties.