Big politicians in contact with PPP, says Zardari

Bilawal sees different laws for Nawaz, Sharjeel
Salim Ahmed

Lahore/Karachi

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman said on Tuesday that known political personalities are in contact with him, expressing his hopes for a major breakthrough in Punjab.
The former president, was chairing a meeting with ticket holders of Sargodha division today, He directed the PPP leaders to brace for the upcoming elections. “We will contest with full might in Punjab,” Zardari told the party leaders.
He claimed that several notable names from Punjab will join PPP in the coming days. He assured that his party will win the elections from the largest province, as well as from the centre. He recalled how the previous election was “manipulated by returning officers (ROs)”.
Zardari has been actively campaigning in both Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He lauded his supporters and called them the reason he believes that his party can win in any fair election.
Meanwhile, hours after the arrest of former provincial minister Sharjeel Inam Memon, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari took to Twitter to vent his anger.
Reacting to the PPP leader’s arrest, Bilawal said “One land two laws. One for Sharifs and another for Sharjeel Memon.”
On Monday, a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team arrested Memon after the Sindh High Court revoked his interim bail in a corruption reference. The NAB team along with Rangers arrested the former minister from outside the court and moved him to NAB’s Sindh office. It is expected to produce him in a NAB court today for physical remand for interrogation in connection with corruption cases.

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