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Published: 12:58 PM, 9 May, 2022
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·         Former president and PPP Vice-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari strongly condemned PTI Chairman Imran Khan for his anti-institutions statements and narrative saying it is an attempt to divide the country. Asif Ali Zardari said that the hateful comments against institutions was a failed attempt to get rid of accountability. He further said that Imran Khan has lost his mind after ousting from power through a constitutional process (of no-confidence motion) by the elected parliament of the people.

·         SCP CJP remarked that interpretation of Article 63-A is essential for parliamentary democracy and the Supreme Court is the guardian of the Constitution and will continue to fulfill its responsibility. The SC took suo motu notice of the Deputy Speaker's ruling keeping in view the Constitution. Justice Ejazul Ahsan remarked all parties will be bound by it to accept the opinion of the court. Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhel remarked, "Tell people that the courts also open at night as Balochistan High Court opened at half past two in the night."

·         Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has banned the export of sugar to keep the sugar stocks and prices stable in the country. “People’s needs have to be met first; the sugar price has to be stabilised,” said the prime minister and also ordered strict measures against the smuggling of sugar. He also ordered stern action against the hoarders involved in creating artificial shortage of sugar, directing the agencies concerned to keep abreast of the effective implementation of their orders.

·         In an action in Peshawar, the Federal investigation Agency Cyber Wing on Monday arrested a PTI worker on the charge of sharing fake videos on social media. An accused Fayaz, who is a PTI worker, shared fake immoral videos of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz on social media. After arresting Fayaz, the FIA registered a case against him. The case was registered on the complaint of a sub inspector of the FIA.

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