Unfazed Nisar raps Pakistan Peoples Party for demanding resignation

Published: December 20, 2016
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In a scathing rejoinder to PPP demands for his resignation, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said on Tuesday that the party’s leaders had forgotten cases of corruption against them.

“Has the PPP forgotten about Surrey Palace?” the minister said while speaking to journalists.

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Taking a jibe at the party leaders, the interior minister said PPP’s campaign against corruption was incomprehensible. He added that PPP was involved with Atlaf Khanani, the now infamous money changer.

Following a judicial commission’s damning report on the August 8 Quetta carnage, PPP lawmakers called for Nisar to be removed from his post. The PPP also submitted an adjournment motion against Nisar in the National Assembly Secretariat, claiming that the interior minister was incapable of eradicating terrorism.

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Nisar said he was not under anyone’s pressure . “I am only under pressure of my conscience,” he claimed. On being asked to comment on the Sindh government’s decision to send IG AD Khawaja on ‘forced leave’, Nisar said, “Khawaja is an honest officer, in fact, most reforms came during his time in office.”

The interior minister urged the nation to give credit to the federal government and concerned authorities for bringing back Abdul Rehman alias Bhola, one of the key suspects of the Baldia factory fire, to Karachi.

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  • Uza Syed
    Dec 20, 2016 - 3:15PM

    Good that all you thugs keep track of and remind each other for thievery committed by you all. Let’s hope that time is nearing when you all would be fried for your crimes.Recommend

  • Midas
    Dec 21, 2016 - 1:28AM

    But they never promised on live TV that if things don’t improve in a year, even if PMLN is government he would leave it, yet here he is….Recommend

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