ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday mentioned the Pakistani mafia makes use of ploys comparable to bribing, blackmailing and threatening to pressurise the judiciary and different state establishments identical to the ‘Sicilian mafia’.
The prime minister wrote in a Twitter submit: “In the same vein to the ‘Sicilian mafia’, the Pakistani mafia makes use of techniques of bribe, risk, blackmail and begging to pressurise state establishments and judiciary with the intention to defend their billions of cash laundering stashed overseas.”
PM Khan’s tweet got here after the controversy surrounding Accountability Decide Arshad, who has been underneath the scanner for the reason that previous few days in reference to the ‘video leak’ scandal in opposition to him, claiming that the choose introduced a verdict in opposition to Nawaz Sharif underneath duress with none proof in Al-Azizia case.
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Arshad Malik in his written assertion, to the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom, has claimed that he was blackmailed by the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) by means of an outdated videotape of him which had secretly been filmed in Multan 16 years in the past.
The tape was used to blackmail me time and again and needed favors for the accused PML-N supremo, learn the affidavit.
The choose additionally revealed within the affidavit that he was supplied large bribes and was additionally threatened with homicide if he didn’t adjust to the calls for.