PTI submits resolution in Sindh Assembly criticising declaration of speaker’s chamber as sub-jail

Khurram Sher Zaman says declaring the chamber as a ‘sub-jail’ for Agha Siraj Durrani is a disgrace to the assembly


June 17, 2019
PTI Khurram Sher Zaman. PHOTO: NNI

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Khurram Sher Zaman on Monday submitted a resolution in the provincial assembly condemning a move by the Sindh government declaring the chamber of Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani a ‘sub-jail’.

Last year, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) initiated an investigation against Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Durrani for possessing assets beyond his income.

Assets exceeding income: NAB initiates inquiry against Siraj Durrani

He is currently in the custody of the anti-corruption body in connection with the graft case.

“Declaring Sindh Assembly as a ‘sub-prison’ is a disgrace to the assembly,” said the resolution.

PTI’s resolution also demanded the Sindh government to immediately withdraw its decision in this regard.

Khurram Sher Zaman had earlier confirmed through a tweet that Durrani was shifted to his chamber instead of the prison following the Sindh government’s latest declaration.

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