Asif’s assertion got here after a narrative was printed in a neighborhood newspaper, which said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz had been stored in jail until the elections on the orders of Justice Saqib Nisar.
Nonetheless, the previous CJ of the Supreme Court docket has denied the fees. Chatting with the media, Nisar, who ordered the formation of a joint investigation crew (JIT) within the Panama Papers case that led to the disqualification of then Nawaz Sharif, mentioned he did not need to reply to the “plain lies” of the ex-GB chief justice.
Nisar mentioned Shamim had requested him for an extension however he did not settle for his request, including that the ex-GB CJ had additionally complained to him about the identical.
Data Minister Fawad Chaudhry additionally took exception to this report and mentioned it was an “absurd” story by the journalist.
“All this controversy raises severe questions over the transparency of the elections of 2018… Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz got punishment for crimes they didn’t even commit,” mentioned Asif whereas addressing a Nationwide Meeting session in Islamabad.
Quoting the report, he mentioned that orders got through telephone to not launch Nawaz and Maryam earlier than the elections, saying that his chief and his daughters had been unjustly imprisoned.
PML-N chief questioned that if the apex court docket of the nation was concerned in such practices then the place may one anticipate finding justice.
Responding to Khawaja Asif, Federal Minister for Communication and Postal Companies Murad Saeed mentioned that if Nawaz Sharif loves Pakistan a lot then why would not he return?
“For those who (Nawaz) love Pakistan a lot then why not return the looted cash and return to the nation,” he questioned, including that if the previous prime minister was looking for a compromise then he was making a mistake.
Speaking in regards to the report, he mentioned that no matter occurred at this time was akin to “attacking” the judiciary, including that every time PML-N would not get court docket orders of their favour they deploy such ways.
Murad mentioned that Nawaz Sharif was declared a “liar” by the court docket, including that PML-N needed a decide like Justice Qayyum and a regime like Common Zia. “When they do not get what they need, then they attempt to hatch conspiracies towards the navy, they attempt to malign the judges and strangle the voice of the media,” he added.
The minister mentioned that each Nawaz Sharif and former finance minister Ishaq Dar had been fugitives. “I ask them when would they arrive to Pakistan? coronavirus pandemic ended… US left Afghanistan… now what’s your excuse? Those that had been in London are nonetheless there.”
Federal Planning Minister Asad Umar, whereas addressing the home, informed the opposition events that the digital voting machines (EVMs) might be used through the subsequent common elections and the vote theft might be stopped.
Speaking in regards to the opposition’s deliberate lengthy march, he mentioned that JUI-F Amir Maulana Fazlur Rehman had come to Islamabad earlier too however returned empty-handed.
“Certainly one of their (opposition) leaders (Nawaz Sharif) some time in the past was instigating his staff to go towards the military since he was residing comfortably in London,” he added.
Asad mentioned that the federal government would not worry the PDM or the impartial media and his assertion was about these individuals belonging to the media who act as “facilitators” of PDM.
“Journalists had been asking questions [about PDM] so I mentioned that they had been simply ‘seasonal sickness’,” he clarified.