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Islamabad, Dec 13 : The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has accused Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government of trying to send Shehbaz Sharif, Leader of Opposition, to prison through Federal Investigation Agency (FIA).
Addressing a press conference on Sunday, PML-N’s information secretary Marriyum Aurangzeb said, “fresh witch-hunt against Sharif through FIA” was just another attempt to imprison the opposition leader on fictitious charges so that he could not expose the government’s corruption and incompetence, Dawn reported.
“Ever since being imposed on the country in 2018, the corrupt, cruel and incompetent Imran (Khan) has done nothing other than abusing government resources to monitor and persecute the PML-N leadership,” she said.
She further said, “Imran Sahib, this drama should end now. When the NAB-Niazi nexus has failed, the same cases are being reopened by the FIA. The same questionnaires have cropped up again that were responded to by Sharif three years ago.”
Speaking on previous corruption charges levelled against Shehbaz Sharif, she said, “Imran had formed a special cell to put Shehbaz Sharif in jail, but the courts granted him bail, compelling the NAB and the government to withdraw their petitions.”
At the press conference, the PML-N also announced that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) would not be deployed at the time of general elections in 2023, Dawn reported.
“Imran Khan does not care about people because he is not an elected PM; he believes the next elections will be held through EVMs and that he does not need people’s votes as he will win by rigging the machines. But the next elections will not be held through EVMs.”