Maulana Haideri challenges PM to arrest, try JUI-F chief

Maulana Haideri challenges PM to arrest, try JUI-F chief

Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) central General Secretary Senator Abdul Ghafoor Haideri on Friday challenged Prime Minister Imran Khan to arrest JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman and try him under Article 6.

“If the prime minister fulfills conditions of Article 62 of the Constitution, I will resign from my seat”, Senator Ghafoor Haider declared at the floor of parliament. He was reacting to the PM’s statement whereby he said that Maulana Fazl should be tried under Article 6 of the Constitution for conspiring against a democratically-elected government.

Haideri claimed that his party chief always talks with evidence. “I invite and challenge you (Imran Khan) to arrest Maulana Fazl Rehman. You “PM” should first prove your eligible to lead the country. According to parameters of politics in world, Imran Khan is not eligible to be a prime minister of a country”, the JUI-F stalwart claimed.

The government members stood on their seats and condemned Haideri when he said that the PM had a number of shameful stories. The government members chanted slogans against him. Amid the ruckus, Haideri, however, kept on insisting that “such a person cannot be called prime minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.”