ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Know-how Fawad Chaudhry, rejecting allegations of a witch-hunt of the opposition, stated on Thursday all circumstances on the idea of which opposition leaders have been arrested had been instituted earlier than the incumbent authorities assumed energy.
Talking throughout a chat present on ARY Information, he stated the PTI authorities created an surroundings conducive to across-the-board accountability.
There exists concrete proof corroborating corruption costs in opposition to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari, he stated, including the circumstances in opposition to them weren’t made underneath duress or a mere verbal orders.
The minister stated it’s due to political trust-building that the method of accountability is gathering tempo.
The PML-N authorities first carried out investigation in opposition to Zardari after which the PTI authorities adopted go well with, he stated, claiming that evidences can be found to again up costs in opposition to the PPP co-chairman.
On the flip aspect, he added, it has been nearly a yr because the Imran Khan authorities was catapulted into energy, no strong proof of any form of corruption in opposition to it has surfaced. “NAB actions are clear,” he said in plain phrases.
Chaudhry stated Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz weren’t taken into custody till submitting of a reference in opposition to them.
He stated NAB launched a probe in opposition to our two ministers who then surrendered themselves earlier than a court docket of regulation.
The Malam Jabba Sking resort land lease case involving defence minister Pervez Khattak couldn’t transcend NAB’s preliminary stage of inquiry to necessitate arrests, he defined.
Why don’t public workplace holders account for a way their wealth elevated manifold whereas in workplace, he questioned.