PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Friday stated that the celebration’s “historic win” within the NA-249 by-election held a day earlier in Karachi “proves that the people no longer backing the government”.
His remarks got here throughout a press convention within the metropolis.
“This win is a win for the entire city,” he stated.
Talking of the Supreme Court docket verdict in favour of Justice Qazi Faez Isa, the PPP chairman that his celebration had on the outset termed the motion towards the choose “illegal” and “inappropriate” and condemned the probe towards it.
“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 should be motion towards them and an investigation should be performed 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,” Bilawal said.
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 towards an honourable choose of the Supreme Court docket,” he said.
“Your entire cupboard is concerned […] all of them suggested the president to take such a step,” Bilawal said, adding that the president “ought to have exercised his personal judgment”.
The PPP chairman said now “everybody (concerned)” will have to answer for “this crime” and the sooner, the better for the country.
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