PML-N chief Rana Sanaullah on Monday demanded that Chief of Opposition within the Nationwide Meeting Shahbaz Sharif, who’s at present within the Nationwide Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) custody, ought to be dropped at parliament so he can current his case earlier than the individuals of the nation.
Sharif has been arrested on the cost that he tried to affect the switch of a contract for the Ashiana Housing Scheme from one contractor to a different.
“The reality is that the mentioned contract was canceled on the advice of the then provincial finance secretary,” Sanaullah claimed.
“The precise cause behind Shahbaz’s arrest was to hold out ‘political victimization’ to have an effect on the result of the October 14 by-polls,” claimed Sanaullah.
Speaking to media following the PML-N’s Central Government Committee (CEC) assembly in Lahore, Sanaullah introduced the PML-N will submit requisitions for classes of the Nationwide Meeting and the Punjab Meeting on Tuesday (tomorrow).
“If our demand is just not met, then from Wednesday we are going to stage protests exterior the respective assemblies,” he mentioned.
The PML-N chief accused the PTI authorities of implementing “anti-people insurance policies” since coming into energy.
He warned the incumbent authorities that if it doesn’t take their protest severely, the PML-N will prolong its agitation.
The choice to carry the CEC assembly had been taken by the get together management a day after an accountability court docket in Lahore remanded PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif to 10-day custody of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) for an investigation into the Rs14 billion Ashiyana-i-Iqbal housing mission ‘rip-off’.
Nawaz Sharif chaired the formal get together assembly after a niche of over 4 months — together with the 2 months he spent in Rawalpindi’s Adiala jail along with his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law retired Capt Mohammad Safdar following their conviction within the Avenfield properties reference.
Based on PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb, the assembly was convened to debate the state of affairs after the arrest of Shahbaz Sharif by NAB and devise the get together’s future technique.
Aurangzeb mentioned the get together believed that Shahbaz Sharif had been arrested as a part of the continued coverage of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf to victimise its political opponents.
“Shahbaz Sharif’s arrest simply earlier than by-elections is unacceptable,” she mentioned. “Such actions will no extra be tolerated.”