KARACHI: Senior chief of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Aitzaz Ahsan has condemned as ‘treasonous’ a press release from JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman through which he gave the impression to be inciting individuals to arrest the prime minister.
The politico-religious cleric – who’s tenting within the capital together with 1000’s of his supporters – on Friday set a two-day ultimatum for Imran Khan to resign or else individuals would swarm the Prime Minister Home to arrest him.
Premier Imran has snubbed the demand for his resignation, whereas the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has determined to maneuver the courtroom in opposition to the “treasonous assertion” of Maulana Fazl.
The JUI-F enjoys the backing of main political events – the PPP and the PML-N particularly – as Bilawal Bhutto and Shehbaz Sharif, amongst others, shared the stage with Maulana Fazl on Friday and supplied him their unequivocal assist.
PPP Senator Aitzaz Ahsan, nonetheless, mentioned it was JUI-F’s political present. The Pakistan Peoples Occasion can not personal an occasion which girls are usually not allowed to attend or the place the ‘faith card’ is used for political acquire, he added.
“Is it not treasonous to say that a lashkar can go and arrest the prime minister no matter who he’s?” Senator Aitzaz requested whereas talking in a tv discuss present on Saturday. “If this occurs, then it’ll result in civil conflict and anarchy and a 3rd drive must step in,” he warned.
He didn’t title the ‘third drive’, however he’s believed to be referring to army which up to now needed to step in to cease the nation from sliding into political chaos.
Senator Aitzaz held out an assurance that the PPP would by no means assist the irrational transfer of inciting individuals to arrest the prime minister.
The veteran PPP chief mentioned the opposition’s Rahbar Committee ought to focus on why girls are usually not allowed to take part within the protest and why the ‘faith card’ is getting used for political positive aspects.
The committee must also take up the Maulana’s treasonous assertion that individuals may arrest the prime minister. “I’m not talking in assist of the PTI. I’m simply giving my opinion,” he added.