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Police registers FIR against Pakistan PM on murder charges

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif. File Pic
Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif. File Pic

An FIR has been registered against Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is facing demands of resignation from the opposition parties.

Islamabad, Sept 29/Nationalturk – Police in Pakistan has registered FIR against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others on charges of murder and terrorism.

“The Secretariat police today registered a case against PM Nawaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and eight others on charges of murder, attempt to murder and terrorism over the alleged killing of three political activists on August 30,” media reports said.

The registration of FIR comes a day after a court had ordered the police to register the case against the 11 including PM in response to a petition filed by opposition party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI).

Imran, Qadri leading anti-govt marches

PTI chief Imran Khan and another opposition party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) led by cleric Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri are staging sit-in protest outside country’s parliament since over a month demand resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and poll reforms.

PTI had approached the Secretariat police station to register an FIR against PM and other over killing of three people during protests by PTI and PAT in capital Islamabad on August 30.

Thousands  of PTI and PAT workers including women and children are continuing their protest demonstration to press Nawaz Sharif to resign.

We set a new world record: Imran

While addressing party workers, Imran said they have established a world record by staging a sit-in for 45 consecutive days.

“PM Nawaz did PTI a favour by summoning a joint session of Parliament since it revealed the real faces of parliamentarians. The difference between Nawaz and me is that I built myself, I was not brought up by General Ziaul Haq,” said Imran and refuted claims that he has been staging a sit-in on ‘someone’s’ directions.

“I will keep on staging the sit-in till I get Nawaz Sharif’s resignation,” he vowed.

Meanwhile, PM Nawaz Sharif said the entire Parliament and the nation stands on one side while a handful of elements (referring to Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri) stand on the other

“Those staging sit-ins are doing their work while the government will continue to function without any detraction,” he said.

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