PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Friday demanded that the president and the regulation minister resign for the “false reference” filed in opposition to Justice Qazi Faez Isa.
The PPP chairman, in a post-NA-249 victory media briefing, mentioned that his social gathering had on the outset termed the motion in opposition to the choose “illegal” and “inappropriate” and condemned the probe in opposition to him.
“We had demanded at the time that whoever is involved in this, in the blackmailing or judges, in spying against them, and those who have sold this reference, which includes the prime minister, the president of Pakistan and their advisors and ministers […] should resign after attacking judges in this manner.
“Now after his acquittal and after the conspiracy has been uncovered, there have to be motion in opposition to them and an investigation have to be carried out to find out the character of this conspiracy which focused an honourable justice of the Supreme Court docket of Pakistan [and subjected him to] political victimisation and character assassination,” a double-masked Bilawal said.
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He said the party welcomes the development and hopes that the same standards will be upheld by the judiciary for political victims as for justices.
“We demand that the president of Pakistan instantly resign. He has no ethical authority to stay in workplace after signing off on a false reference in opposition to an honourable choose of the Supreme Court docket,” he said.
“Everybody should reign. Khan sahab’s whole cupboard is concerned on this crime. All of them suggested the president to take such a step,” Bilawal said, adding that the president “made an error” and that he “ought to have exercised his personal judgment”.
The PPP chairman said now “everybody (concerned) should reply for this crime and the earlier, the higher for the nation”.
NA-249 win ‘proves people no longer support govt’
Bilawal said that the party’s “historic win” in the NA-249 by-election held a day earlier in Karachi “proves that the individuals not backing the federal government”.
“The individuals of Karachi have despatched a transparent message to the puppet, incompetent authorities that they’ve been rejected,” the PPP chairman said.
“This win is a win for the complete metropolis,” the PPP chairman said, adding that the victory marks a new trajectory for politics in the city, one based on “democratic forces”.
“This regime’s stronghold [has been broken] as a result of PPP’s constant opposition and democratic technique.
“We not only dealt the government a defeat in the by-election throughout the country, but then in the National Assembly, the Chairman Senate, and then the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate elections,” he mentioned.
Bilawal mentioned that with the win, the PPP “proved to the naysayers” and the “propaganda” peddlers that “whoever works hard and stands by the poor” will emerge victorious.
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