Awan fires a broadside at retired general

Published: July 9, 2010

ISLAMABAD: Law Minister Dr Babar Awan termed Chairman Task Force CM Punjab, General Ziauddin Butt (retd) as the biggest suicide bomber who ripped through the democratic system, saying that he was the reason behind Musharraf’s martial law.

Talking to the media on Thursday, he said that there was a military coup because of Butt and, he added, nation suffered for nine years. Babar said that democracy remained lost because of General Butt. He said the nation wanted to know why democracy’s enemy was chairing the task force. Babar wondered what could come of a system in which a proclaimed offender is in charge.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 9th, 2010.

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