PDM decides legal action against PTI, Imran after cabinet’s approval
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The ruling alliance of 13 parties, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) has decided to take legal action against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) as the party, its Chairman Imran Khan and associates involved in the foreign funding case after the approval of the federal cabinet.
According to the 24News HD TV channel, PDM head Maulana Fazlur Rehman briefed the media about the decisions taken by the allied parties in the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The sources said that the PDM meeting has decided that the Operation Clean-up is likely to start against central and provincial officials of the PTI in the next few days and various teams will take action simultaneously, through the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and other relevant agencies.
It is also decided that Imran Khan's associates will be arrested and legal action will be taken against them.
These associates include Asad Qaiser, Qasim Suri, Imran Ismail, Shah Farman, former senior minister of Punjab Mian Mehmood-ur-Rashid, PTI MNA Najeeb Haroon, member of Sindh Assembly Samar Ali Khan, former MPA Seema Zia.
Four employees of PTI Central Secretariat, Tahir Iqbal, Muhammad Nauman Afzal, Muhammad Arshad and Muhammad Rafiq will also be included in the investigation
Legal action will also be taken against 6 members of the Central Finance Board of PTI, including Aamir Kiyani, Saifullah Niazi, Dr Humayun Mohmand, Colonel (Rtd) Younis Ali Raza, Tariq Sheikh, Sardar Azhar Tariq Khan.
He said Imran has received financial support from Israel and India, the USA, Finland, and Canada, adding that these countries are against the integrity of the state of Pakistan and Imran is fulfilling their agenda.