“If Nawaz Sharif can go to jail, so can Saqib Nisar,” mentioned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at a press convention in Islamabad.
Abbasi was addressing the media together with Khawaja Asif after the claims of former Chief Decide (CJ) of the apex court docket of Gilgit Baltistan Rana M Shamim got here to gentle. Justice Shamim, in a signed affidavit, wrote that he’s a witness to the then Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar’s direction to a high court judge not to release Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz on bail at any value earlier than the 2018 basic elections.
“I pray that Nisar isn’t concerned on this act. Getting concerned within the nation’s affairs is unconstitutional […] Nisar had visited hospitals and tried to construct dams, thus now we have to consider Rana Shamim’s assertion,” mentioned Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
“Three folks, together with Rana Shamin and Saqib Nisar, are conscious of the info, however the folks of Pakistan also needs to know the reality. If somebody meddles with elections, so don’t we maintain the suitable to query them?” he mentioned.
Khawaja Asif mentioned that the PML-N would increase Shamim’s allegations in parliament, as he had recorded his assertion “with none strain”.
“I’ve by no means spoken to anyone or any excessive court docket decide in connection to any matter associated to Mian sahab,” he mentioned.
Nisar mentioned that Shamim had requested him for an extension however he didn’t settle for his request, including that the ex-GB CJ had additionally complained to him about the identical.