Zardari’s arrested accomplices be presented in court: Shah

Saudi Arabia should help end differences among Muslims


Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah on Saturday said that three people including former president Asif Ali Zardari’s manager, who have been picked up, should be presented in the court within the next 24 hours.
Syed Khursheed Shah, speaking to the media, said that arrested people include Zardari’s manager Ghulam Qadir Marri and Nawab Leghari.
“If you want to arrest people for being Zardari’s accomplices then you should arrest me too,” he remarked. “I can also tell you a lot.”
He said the bill was approved on the condition of presenting the arrested people in 24 hours adding he said Pakistan should not be divided on the name of Sindh and Punjab. The opposition leader said that the elections conducted without the biometric verification would be dangerous, adding that formation of the independent Election Commission is necessary.
After explosion in Lahore, Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad was launched, Rangers were given special powers but National Action Plan was not fully implemented, he said, adding “no matter how much the government speaks, no difference comes from just speaking.”
Moreover, he said that the government has made no effort to unite the Muslim community. Saudi Arabia should come forward to end the differences between Muslims across the globe, he remarked.
In the past 65 years, the largest amount of loans was taken last year, he alleged, adding that as a result of the loan Rs25 billion will just be the interest rate. He said that the government has taken 8000 billion rupees loans during the last four years which is a record.
He said the electricity shortfall being faced by country is higher than the shortfall faced by country during PPP tenure. He said that the electricity crisis is increasing instead of decreasing.
Khurshid Shah said that the Government of Sindh has the legal cover for appointment of an Inspector General of Police who it deems deserving of the post.
He further said that the federal government replaced five Inspector Generals of Islamabad Police and three Secretaries of the Interior. The Government of Sindh also reserves the right to appoint a top police official of its choice. Khurshid Shah said that wars are being fought in Muslim countries, adding that everywhere Muslims were facing atrocities. He said that there is no leadership for Muslims, adding that Saudi Arabia is leading the Muslims it should come forward for the pace. — Sabah

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