Information Minister of Punjab Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan said on Monday that all Pakistan Muslim League (N) leaders, who have been charged with treason, should be arrested by police.
Fayyaz-ul-Hassan said in a statement that police have rightly filed a case against PML-N leaders including Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. He added, Police should form teams for the immediate arrest of all the accused.”
The statement comes as Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders have been charged with treason on Monday.
The names of PML-N leaders including Maryam Nawaz, former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, former federal ministers Ahsan Iqbal, Pervez Rasheed, Khawaja, and Rana Sanaullah were included in the treason case.
According to the initial details, the case was registered at the PS Shahdara on the complaint of a local citizen Badar Rasheed.
The FIR mentioned that Sharif and PML-N leaders are deliberately defaming the state institutions and carrying out hate speeches.
Badar Rasheed further stated that Nawaz Sharif is convicted by Pakistani courts and doing speeches against the country’s institutions from London. He has urged officials to take action against Sharif and other leaders under the Pakistan Prevention of Electronic Crime Act.