Niazi regime more despotic than dictatorship: Saeed

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Staff Reporter

Sindh Minister for Information & Archives and Labor Saeed Ghani has said that the use of force and threats could not discourage the Bhuttos adding that Bhuttos always faced the tyrannical rulers with courage and history was full of their sacrifices. Saeed Ghani said this while addressing a press conference on Wednesday.
The Minister said that former President and Pakistan People’s Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari had been shifted to prison even when he was seriously unwell. Saeed Ghani said that MPA Faryal Talpur was treated in a similar indecent manner when she was shifted to prison from the hospital on the eve of Eid day. The Minister said that even the production order issued from the Sindh Assembly were denied. This was the clear violation of rules & regulations, he added. He said that till date no allegations against former President Asif Ali Zardari and Faryal Talpur had been proved.
The Minister said that it was extremely deplorable that the daughter of the former President was not allowed to see her father in prison even when the relatives of the dangerous inmates had access to them. He said that the Pakistan Prisoners Code was not being followed in letter and spirit in the case of former President Asif Ali Zardari.
Saeed Ghani said the even the order of the courts was being denied in this case. The court had allowed the former President to avail the facilities he needed at his own expense; Saeed Ghani told.
The Minister said that even the dictators in this country did not treat the women ruthlessly. He also censured the way the trial of the case was being conducted in the province where the even the reference was not filed. Saeed Ghani said that if this had to be made the norm the cases of all the accused persons in Punjab and KP should be heard in Sindh. The Minister questioned that why the leaders of PTI including Pervez Khatak, Khusro Bakhtiyar, Mehmood Khan, Asad Qaiser were not being arrested? He pointed out that the unlawful assets of Aleema Khan were proved not of Faryal Talpur.
He told that the efforts were in progress to grill another PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah in false and fabricated references. Saeed Ghani said that the injustices of the Niazi government with the political prisoners were undermining a larger cause of raising voice against the violation of human rights by India in held Kashmir. Meanwhile chairing a meeting at SESSI, Minister Saeed Ghani said that no stone unturned for the welfare of the Labour class.
He also said that the lone focus of the administration of the Sindh Employees Social Security Institution should be to provide as much relief as possible under the relevant laws to the workers.
Saeed Ghani said that SESSI should work for the protection of the legitimate rights of the workers.