Nawaz Sharif pursuing Narendra Modi’s interests in Pakistan: Imran Khan

Sharif on Saturday sacked Rashid over the recent "leaked" media report about a rift between the civilian and military leaderships on support to militancy.

By: PTI | Islamabad | Updated: November 1, 2016 7:37 pm
nawaz sharif, imran khan, narendra modi, pakistan, pakistan prime minister, ceasefire violations, terrorism, pakistan ceasefire violations, ceasefire, latest news Imran Khan on Sunday accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of pursuing his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s interests in Pakistan as the government cracked down on the cricketer-turned-politician’s supporters with police arresting over 100 of them. (Source: AP)

Imran Khan on Sunday accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of pursuing his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s interests in Pakistan as the government cracked down on the cricketer-turned-politician’s supporters with police arresting over 100 of them.

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“When Nawaz Sharif went to London for whatever kind of surgery, he on the hospital bed first telephoned Modi instead of his mother or children,” Imran told a press conference outside his Bani Gala residence here, referring to Sharif’s open heart surgery at a London hospital in May.

“Nawaz is following Modi’s ‘interests’ in Pakistan. Nawaz is behind the security leaks story which defamed the armed forces. Actually his and Modi’s agenda is same,” the Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf Chairman said.

Imran asserted that “everybody knows” that sacked Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid cannot leak sensitive information to the media on his own.

Sharif on Saturday sacked Rashid over the recent “leaked” media report about a rift between the civilian and military leaderships on support to militancy.

“Rashid is a darbari (courtier) and he did what Nawaz told him to do so,” Imran said.

“The whole state machinery is being used to save a corrupt Prime Minister. I will not accept a ‘suspect’ as Prime Minister of Pakistan. As long as I am alive I will not go after Nawaz Sharif’s corruption,” the 64-year-old leader said.

Imran stressed that there was no difference between Pervez Musharraf’s dictatorship and Sharif’s democracy. He asked under what law his party workers are being arrested and roads blocked.

“Our legal team will move the court tomorrow,” Imran stated.

Police arrested over 100 Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf protesters trying to reach party chief Imran’s residence. Police also baton-charged protesters in the Pakistan Chowk area.

Police used tear-gas and baton to stop the PTI activists from reaching Bani Gala residence of Imran. However, no PTI worker suffered serious injuries.

Meanwhile, Islamabad police said they recovered five Kalashnikov rifles, a pistol, six magazines, a bulletproof vest, alcohol and three tear gas shells from PTI leader Amin Gandapur’s car outside Bani Gala.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Minister Amin Gandapur’s car was stopped at a checkpost and searched. The car was impounded and Gandapur’s driver was detained by police, Dawn News reported.

The Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf has announced locking down Islamabad on November 2 to pressure Sharif to resign in connection with probe into his off shore holdings revealed in Panama Papers.

The government has already blocked provincial roads to the capital and arrested around 1,000 Pakistan Tahreek-i-Insaf workers.

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    indian
    Oct 31, 2016 at 1:21 am
    If true, it would make me more proud of Modi.
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    MyTake
    Oct 30, 2016 at 11:16 pm
    India can try helping and not destroying. Helping the people who want to be out of talibani/evil army grip is not destruction! The "grip" has such affect that people no long can differentiate between life and death (bomb blast, death and destruction)!
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      MyTake
      Oct 30, 2016 at 11:11 pm
      Now Imran Khan taken to Modi Modi chanting!
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        Tony
        Oct 30, 2016 at 5:09 pm
        He is the Kejriwal of stan
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        SubbuI
        Oct 31, 2016 at 5:42 am
        NAWAB SHARRIF. NARENDRA MODI AND STEEL TYCOON JINDAL CONNECTION IS NOTORIOUS.NALAYAK N MODI UN INVITED VISIT TO SHARRIF BIRTH DAY PARTYlt;br/gt;IS SUPPOSE TO BE ON THE INFLUENCE OF JINDAL AS SHARRIF TO IS AN INDUSTRIALIST.DAAL MEY KUCH KALA THO HAI. WE WOULD LIKE OUR PARROT MEA TO COME OUT WITH A PRO NALAYAK NMODI STATEMENT. lt;br/gt;NOW OUR P.M WHO IS NOTORIOUS FOR UN WARRENTED CONTRAVARCYS HAS lt;br/gt;BECOME NUISANCE TO INTERNATINAL DIPLOMACY TOO.lt;br/gt;This great STATEMAN must now come out of Surgical Attack and Army kicks must concentrate on our internal turmoil in KASHMIR which is not getting any attention and try to find a workable Sulution immediately before the wounded LINB get gangrene and have to be AMPUTED.Hope this over smart STATESMAN understand the situation and act as a P.M and not as RSS EXPRACHARAK
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          Arvind
          Oct 30, 2016 at 9:49 pm
          Imran Khan has made stani Democracy more weaker than ever before with help of stani Army by his continuous agitation against Nawaz Sharif who has been elected with Majority.His hatred against India made him Por in stan but he lost his respect in India.Like any other stani Politician his survival is only depend on how much he shows hatred against India.Finally he succeeded but by doing so he stabbed his own elected PM. and lost respect in India.He would not be welcome now in India
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            Raj
            Oct 31, 2016 at 3:51 am
            India should focus more on Africa than stan, Nigerian economy gt; stan economy. And they have oil and other things. stanis are deluded if they think Indians care that much about that country.
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              RAJ
              Oct 30, 2016 at 8:33 pm
              Compleat destruction of pak is only solurtion .one surgicl has no meaning .If Modi or RSS is willing to do that . Done it . Not create politics
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