ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Folks’s Social gathering (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday got here out with all weapons blazing in opposition to the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) over police motion in opposition to PPP staff in Islamabad.
Addressing a presser following his look earlier than a probe crew of the Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) within the faux financial institution accounts, he stated nobody can cease them from staging a protest which is their constitutional proper.
“Water cannons, tear fuel and batons have been used in opposition to the PPP staff. This was nothing new for them,” the PPP chairman stated, including there was no emergency state of affairs within the federal capital nor was Part 144 imposed.
“The federal government of Prime Minister Imran Khan attacked the peaceable PPP staff and elected members.”
He stated they couldn’t be frightened by such ways nor will they compromise on their ideology, vowing to take a authorized plan of action in opposition to the remedy meted out to the PPP staff.
Slamming the federal government, Mr Bhutto Zardari stated it termed 80 per cent of the bureaucrats and traders thieves, including that such angle is taking a heavy toll on the nation’s financial system.
He stated the state equipment is getting used in opposition to opponents and introduced to withstand such strikes by protests.
He demanded Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser to difficulty a manufacturing order of PTM chief and MNA Ali Wazir, who’s within the custody of CTD, to allow him to seem within the upcoming session of the decrease home of Parliament.
“There isn’t a distinction between the regime of [military ruler Pervaiz] Musharraf and the incumbent authorities,” the PPP chairman stated.
A minimum of 40 PPP staff have been taken into custody on the event of the PPP chief’s look earlier than NAB Rawalpindi for questioning. The celebration staff who had gathered at D-Chowk to indicate help for Bilawal clashed with police, who used water cannons and tear fuel to disperse them.