- Raja Riaz says Jahangir Tareen had ensured that PM Imran Khan secures the vote of confidence from the Nationwide Meeting.
- Riaz stated that it was after the vote of confidence that communication between the 2 ended abruptly.
- Raja Riaz says after the tip of communication motion in opposition to the PTI stalwart was launched and three FIRs have been registered in opposition to him.
LAHORE: PTI MNA Raja Riaz on Wednesday claimed that ties between get together stalwart Jahangir Tareen and Prime Minister Imran Khan had turned bitter not too long ago, saying that each have been in contact with one another until belief vote.
Riaz, in Geo Information present Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Sath, revealed that PM Imran and Tareen have been in contact with one another and the latter had additionally ensured that the premier secures the vote of confidence from the Nationwide Meeting.
Riaz stated that it was after the vote of confidence that communication between the 2 ended abruptly. He added that after this motion in opposition to the PTI stalwart was launched and three FIRs have been registered in opposition to him.
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“This raised the question that if Jahangir Tareen is not getting justice then how is the accountability of the opposition being done correctly?” stated the MNA from Faisalabad.
‘Not parting methods with PTI’
On Wednesday, estranged PTI chief Jahangir Tareen had stated that his loyalty to Prime Minister Imran Khan was being examined, however that he’s not parting methods with the PTI.
Tareen was chatting with the media after he arrived on the banking court docket to attend his bail listening to.
“Not one, not two but three FIRs have been registered against me,” he stated.
“Out of the 80 sugar mill owners, all they could see was Jahangir Tareen,” he stated, questioning why he was being subjected to “revenge”.
The PTI chief stated his “loyalty is being tested”. He added that an inquiry in opposition to him, regarding the sugar disaster, has been happening for the final 12 months.
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He lamented that his accounts in addition to these belonging to his son, Ali Tareen, had been frozen. “Why have my accounts been frozen? Who is doing this? Who benefits from this?” he requested.
Tareen stated he was “asking for justice from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf”, including that he was a pal, however is being “pushed towards enmity”.
FIA registers circumstances in opposition to Jahangir Tareen, son
Earlier this week, it was reported that FIA Lahore had registered a case of alleged fraud of Rs3.14 billion on March 22 in opposition to father-son duo.
The FIR states that Jahangir allegedly transferred unlawful shares value billions of rupees to Farooqi Pulp Mills Restricted (FPML), which is owned by his son and shut kinfolk.
It says the transfers, particularly after 2011-12, have been “patently fraudulent investments which ultimately translated into personal gains” for Jahangir’s household. Some Rs3 billion have been invested and laundered via the identical manufacturing unit.