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Treason case: FIR launched against Nawaz Sharif, PML-N leaders


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

05th Oct, 2020. 12:46 pm
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FIR has been launched against Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders regarding 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.

Earlier, Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan has said that Nawaz Sharif violated his oath by revealing national secrets.

Addressing a news conference, Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan said that the aim of the opposition’s APC was to put pressure for closure of corruption cases.