Islamabad: The government may take action against Bushra Bibi, wife of former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. In corruption cases they can also be arrested and sent to jail. Her husband Imran Khan is also in jail. This possibility was expressed in a news published in the media on Saturday. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is investigating pieces of “evidence” related to some of the money allegedly received by Bushra Bibi, The News International newspaper reported.
Status will change from witness to accused
The newspaper quoted sources as saying that the anti-corruption body has found some new evidence, if confirmed, Bushra Bibi’s status will change from “witness” to “accused”. Sources told the newspaper that apart from being accused, 49-year-old Bushra Bibi may also be arrested. According to Dawn newspaper report, NAB has also summoned Bushra Bibi and her close aide Farah Shehzadi on November 13 in the Al-Qadir Trust corruption case. On Thursday, reports of alleged corruption by the princess appeared on different TV channels quoting government sources.
Imran was arrested for leaking diplomatic documents
The news claimed that Farah Shahzadi’s declared and undisclosed assets have increased by crores of rupees from 2017 to 2020. Farah has been accused of large-scale corruption during the PTI government. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Khan was arrested in August this year after a case of leaking diplomatic documents was registered against him. Khan is accused of leaking a diplomatic document sent by the Pakistani Embassy in Washington to the US in March last year.
Another leader of Imran Khan’s party resigned
Jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party suffered another blow on Saturday when its former general secretary quit the primary membership, saying he “disagrees with the policy of confrontation” with the country’s institutions. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar said on social media platform ‘X’ that he has decided to ‘completely retire from politics’ after more than a decade in public life. Omar’s resignation comes ahead of the general elections scheduled for February 8. Omar said, “As I have already said publicly, I disagree with the policy of confrontation with the country’s institutions and such a policy has given rise to serious conflict with government institutions, which is not in the interest of the country.” Is.”
According to ‘Geo’ News report, Omar has joined the list of senior party leaders who have left politics after the May 9 violence. Large-scale violence broke out in Pakistan after Khan’s arrest from the Islamabad High Court complex on May 9 in an alleged corruption case. PTI supporters took to the streets to protest against Khan’s arrest and vandalized and torched government buildings and military installations across Pakistan. (input language)
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