Imran Khan’s escape out of question: Defence minister
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Defence Minister Khawaja Asif Wednesday said PTI chief Imran Khan’s corruption has been exposed and the former prime minister will have to face accountability.
Addressing the media, he said he welcome Imran Khan’s announcement to approach the court of law, saying the PTI chief will be proven guilty.
He said the Election Commission of Pakistan had disqualified the PTI chief in the Toshakhana reference.
The defence minister said the ex-PM manipulated the rules for his vested interests and he has to answer the questions about his source of income and money trail too. The minister said all the people involved in his wrongdoings will be held accountable.
Khawaja said that the person who has been branding everyone as dishonest was disqualified for dishonesty in Election Commission’s decision and he cannot make an escape by hurling threats and playing the blame game.
The government will for adopting legal procedures against him to hold him accountable, he added.
Kh Asif recalled Nawaz Sharif’s punishment saying that the thrice premier and his daughter Maryam Nawaz fell prey to Imran Khan’s political persecution.
He added president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur were also victims of Imran Khan’s orchestrated cases.
He stressed that if Wazirabad shooting case is not registered as per Imran Khan’s desire, that's not the federation’s fault.
That was a provincial matter, and the Punjab government is responsible, he said adding that Imran Khan’s party-led coalition is ruling Punjab.
He said there will be no discrimination in the case of Imran Khan and his cronies. They have to face the law, the minister maintained.