‘Baseless allegations’: Imran Khan to take Khwaja Asif to court

Published: August 7, 2012
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Imran Khan asks the chief justice to hear case pertaining to Khawaja Asif's claims. PHOTO: AYESHA MIR/FILE

Imran Khan asks the chief justice to hear case pertaining to Khawaja Asif's claims. PHOTO: AYESHA MIR/FILE

ISLAMABAD: While shunning Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Asif’s allegations as “baseless”, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan declared on Tuesday that he will take Asif to courts and requested that the Chief Justice of Pakistan hear the case “at the earliest” so that the truth is brought before the public.

Asif welcomed Khan’s decision to challenge his allegations in the court.

Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Khan said, “Since the elections are nearing, they are going to target Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital (SKMH) and Sita White in their campaigns to malign my name. If he is truthful, then the case should be dealt by the Supreme Court so that the situation is made clear to the masses.”

Addressing to the chief justice, he said he was not building “factories” with the donation money, but was building institutions for the people of Pakistan.

He said that the biggest responsibility of a politician is to secure public money and to spend it wisely.

Asif had blamed Khan of speculating in Dubai real estate with the donations he had collected for his charity hospital for cancer patients.

He had said that Khan had transferred Rs4.50 billion outside the country from Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital accounts.

The PTI chief said that the allegations have caused damage to the fund collection for “Pakistan’s biggest charity hospital” and that if this continues, thousands of patients will be affected.

Khan said that Asif knew that donations and funds are collected mainly in the month of Ramazan and that making such allegations during this time will affect the process. “Where will we get the money from if the donations are frozen? What will happen to the poor patients who are given treatment for free?”

“Back in 1997, they ran the same campaign against me and I had travelled abroad to collect funds. Only I know how I had saved the hospital in a state of declining funds.”

He said that the SKMH underwent a huge crisis due to the allegations leveled against Khan. “The Nation ran a news story on their front page that our hospital is going to stop operating due to lack of funds. The donation slumped massively.”

He said that if his hospital fails to provide free treatment to the patients, the PML-N leader will accuse him of not providing the treatment despite asking for funds.

The PTI chief said that every year Rs2 billion is spent on treating the patients admitted at the SKMH. “We have to actually vacate our hospital time-to-time in order to accommodate new patients, because the hospital has a huge turnover of patients.”

‘Hampering process’

Khan said that the hospital management was planning on open two more hospitals – in Karachi and Peshawar – and alleging that I misuse the money will hamper that, too.

“My friends tell me why I am even trying to dispel Asif’s claims. I tell them I am only doing this because I am a public figure and being a politician I owe this to them.”

He said that PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi had also alleged that the officials working at the SKMH were receiving Rs200,000 as their salaries, a claim which Khan said was “also bogus”.

Khan further said that he had produced the tax statements of last 30 years to verify that all the money he had spent was not stolen from the accounts of SKMH.

The PTI chief said that Namal College is Pakistan’s first private sector institute in a rural area which is built on international standards. “A University of Bradford degree is given to the students who have no money to pay for their education.”

He said that if donations are stopped, then it will affect the institute as well.

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Reader Comments (116)

  • Pakistani
    Aug 7, 2012 - 1:49PM

    Welcome to Politics & stop being such a CRY BABY :)

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  • adeel
    Aug 7, 2012 - 1:51PM

    ACtual news is missing that Imran announced to file case against Khawaja Asif through Salman Akran Raja.

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  • Buttler
    Aug 7, 2012 - 1:54PM

    Bravo Imran Khan…Khuwaja Asif lied we know that… We will help you…Khuwaja asif and nawaz shareef always go abroad for treatment..INSHALLAH we will save this hospitals for poors..

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  • haroon ali
    Aug 7, 2012 - 1:55PM

    If any patient dies because of lack of donations, PML-n and specially Khawaja Asif will be directly responsible for that death. Shame on them for playing with poor man’s life for their own political interests.

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  • 3footninja
    Aug 7, 2012 - 1:59PM

    who cares about what pml-n says… those guys have zero credibility. we will vote for pti. period.

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  • fareed
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:03PM

    It is my humble request to everyone that is trying to harm the efforts of SKMH & Imran Khan. Please do not try to snatch the only hope for poor people in case of your false allegations.

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  • Awans
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:03PM

    PMLN after that day became sensible and then they did not talked about Shaukat Khanum and now Imran Khan is dragging this issue again and again. So who is exploiting this issue again and again. Also PMLN never degrade themselves with the issue of Sita White. Mr Imran Khan did not remember that it was MQM who raised this issue on Pakistani News channels in the past as PMLN have some threshold of Respect for their opponents besides Imran Khan have no answer for them. I remember the politics of Punjab for more than 20 years and only after the arrival of Imran Khan politics of Punjab is now becoming dirty and calling names and abusive behavior is now being introduced by PTI and the Politics of Confrontation is now being introduced by PTI that is pretty dangerous trend. Also It is my request to Imran Khan that please stop this One Man and One Party Phobia and do something else.

    I have only one request to PTI that Shuakat Khanum is the public project not your project so PTI have no right to say that it is their project. From this Episode my respect for EDHI have been quadrupled who never used EDHI for Political Purposes and my Family this time will give all the funding to EDHI despite we support Shaukat Khanum but Philanthropy Exploitation should have some limits.

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  • Awans
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:05PM

    Sir Imran Khan I have only one issue that is you are telling Everyone to bring money back and Invest in Pakistan but when it comes to you then you have the free reign and when Shaukat Khanum invest abroad then it is a wise decision but if some Other Politician do that then it is not allowed?????. I term it as Pure Hypocrisy and nothing else.

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  • Sajid Mahmood Awan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:06PM

    We are with you IK and SKMCH. Come what May!

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  • Falcon
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:15PM

    This is so sad that the spiritual founder of the institution has to go through pains to save the institution while Mr. Asif didn’t even care a bit in leveling these allegations; apparently electoral success matters more than the misery of poor people stuck in helpless situation…the only mitigating mechanism would be for people in the know to step up their donations..

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  • rangbaaz
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:15PM

    Shareef brothers have always been attacking opponents on their personal life starting from Bhuttos to Taseers and Imran Khan.

    This time they have attacked an incorruptible man for corruption.

    Long live IMRAN kHAN

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  • Amer
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:23PM

    The patients of SKMH would raise their hands in dua this Ramadan and ask for justice against Khawaja Asif’s allegations!

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  • noor
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:23PM

    PML N will damage poor by damaging SKMH and educated people by giving them taxi.

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  • Pakistani forever
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:26PM

    but at least Sita White is a valid issue. it was proved in US Courts. and Imran khan never file a review application against the decision.

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  • Umair Khan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:28PM

    In the Khan we Truth

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  • Hamad
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:32PM

    If you hurled abuses on others then you should also have the courage to face similar response. IK himself SKMH into politics and made it controversial. “My hospital” and “I made the hospital” like rhetoric are against the reality. Nawaz Sharif gave land for SKMH, people donated for its construction and running for its expenses. Its a good project but fall prey to the shrotsighted politics of IK and some of the PMLN leaders. IK should avoid using the SKMH for his political objecyives

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  • Asif khan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:33PM

    As i know SKHM is one of the most important medical institute of Pakistan which provide free health facility to the people of Pakistan i don,t know why nawaz blaming this institutionRecommend

  • zain
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:33PM

    @ Awan: Vote for PPP or PMLN and cry for 5 years more…..

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  • R.A
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:34PM

    Well Imran Sb you are in Pakistani politics
    You should have been ready to face it
    When you jump into a pond you can not
    keep yourself dry
    Face it or just get out of it.
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  • Hassaan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:35PM

    @Pakistani: Ahhh spare us man

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  • Ali
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:35PM

    The only honest and credible person in Pakistan politics is Imran Khan.

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  • Truth Bites
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:35PM

    SKMT should file damages case against PML-N Sharifs and Asif Ja to recover any loss of donations!

    Sita White may be a gori and normal for her culture to have boyfriends. Same thing will not go very nicely with Sharifs if the details of Maryam Nawaz , Hamza and his Dad stories become public!

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  • Ibrahim Afridi
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:35PM

    Imran announced to take PML-N leader to the courts

    This is the headlines on other news sites…thats the difference between Tribune and others.

    Instead of trying to stir things like indian media please be specific in giving the actual headlines.

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  • Muhammad Hafeez
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:39PM

    Can Mr. Khan repeat the speach he made again when Nawaz Sharif inaugratted SKMH, if he never eats his words.

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  • JB
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:39PM

    This just shows how uneducated and misinformed PML N are about matters. They should get training regarding endowment funds. And attacking a hospital’s credibility which runs purely on charity? How low can you get?

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  • Kaleem
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:39PM

    IK, What khawaja asif did was unethical, but what you are doing by repeated press conferences? You are dragging this now. I think you have got the sense that public mood is against PMLN on this and you are trying to gain benefit in this situation.Recommend

  • Aug 7, 2012 - 2:40PM

    IK said he will gurantee his own house so SKMH don't lose any money in the investmnet they did . IK house will be the gurantee.
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  • Zaffar Saleem
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:42PM

    The leaders of pml n are not only incompitent and corrupt but myopic and intellectually challenged as well. If they had bothered to have a peak at the donation page of SKMT they would have known how donars differentiate between zakat and donation. I hope this spells disaster for their failed attempt to malign SKMT which is a source of pride for Pakistanis around the world. I hope this answers one of the questions raised by the uncivilized pml n leaders (mashaidullah khan in particular). Silence is a crime when it comes to injustice.

    BTW I donated $25 today which is minimal but that is what I could contribute in the capcity of an international student whose financial standing is not sound. I know our religion tells us to be discreet when it comes to charity but with this thread I want to register my protest and encourage / inspire others to do the same.

    May Allah protect our beautiful homeland from the wrath of these munafiq looters.

    http://www.shaukatkhanum.org.pk/how-to-help/others.html

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  • Zaigham
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:42PM

    SKMH can not be damaged in this way: Khan sb. is dragging the issue. This is the whole politics of Imran Khan to target PML-N with baseless allegation. why IK don’t go to Court to prof his allegations. why he don’t go to UK court to prof himself, because he will never…..

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  • Kaleem
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:42PM

    Why IK has such fragile ego that he is losing temperament on second tier of leaders. Khawaja asif is NOT equal to calibre of IK, and IK must realize this. Please dont expose to your opponents that you are vulnerable.Recommend

  • Dr. Asad Sadick, Germany
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:47PM

    The campaign of PML N has been totally counter-productive, and they call themselves politicians. Imran has touched new heights and the support will soar further. The way PML N’s so called stalwarts were argueing, they just dont have it. I feel they have lost another 20% of their own voters. Grow up.

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  • Khurram
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:52PM

    Its time to get rid of the dirty politicians who has targeted one of the best politicians for cheap political gains.

    Let look how Imran Khan responded. Just like true leaders, He came out himself to defend all the accusations on him. On contrary, Mr Shareef wants to do dynasty politics. He should have guts to face Imran Khan in live debate; just as politicians of first world countries do. He don’t even have fortitude to respond in press conference. But time has changed…your politics of tyrants wont work now.Recommend

  • casim
    Aug 7, 2012 - 2:55PM

    We are with Imran Khan & SKMH :) PMLN should answer for the money they took out of Pakistan for their personal businesses (money laundering), the expansion of their businesses in Pakistan in this tenure which has lead to monopoly in some sectors such as steel, sugar & other food commodities, for the corrupt practices & using taxpayers money on fruitless projects such as laptop, sasti rooti, projects around model town & raiwand. We the people are no longer fools to praise you Mr Nawaz Sharif, come out of your hideout & answer the questions in public instead of asking your pawns to speak out filth.

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  • ibrahim
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:02PM

    we r fed up with traditional parties and we need someone who will do something big for pakistan and thats Imran for sure!Recommend

  • Asif Khan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:08PM

    Soon PML will realize their blunder. They have tried to discredit a well reputable organization. Shame on them and their dirty politics.

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  • Mazu
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:13PM

    No one can damage nothing. Its just a topi drama from both the parties. This is called politics.

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  • Dean
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:17PM

    @Pakistani: Rephrase you. Welcome to the dirty politics PMLN is known for. It is part of their manifesto.

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  • Arslan Malik
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:20PM

    @Mr Awans i dont know where u saw sensibleness of PML N..If u watch news channels of yesterday even which were dicussing SKMH issue, PML representatives were still stringent on their view point regarding SKMH..and please watch 2nd august press conference of Ch nisar in which he accused khan of sita white scandal..

    Investment by SKMH abroad is not an investment made by IK, as this is now prooved,but it is made by SKMH and for the benefit of SKMH..Nothing is goin in Khan’s Pocket..Khan has no right to income of SKMH…Make your concepts clear..

    Pml n can go to any extreme in their greed for power.

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  • Raja Naveed
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:22PM

    For those who are trying to say that when it comes to Imran and SKMT’s investment they IK acts differently. First of all IK did’nt invest it was a board who took the decision. Secondly IK is doing great to put himself for accountablity and not hiding from the public like NS and Zardari. to talk about corruption you need to be Mr clean and he is the one who has been raising voice against corruption since 15 years. now public understands everything. I think CJ should hear this case ASAP

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  • Awans
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:31PM

    I am not getting Biased but this is one of the Official Pages of PTI and kindly see what is going on there. They are using the Shaukat Khanum Picture as their Tab Picture and using it in every manner. So who is Politicizing ???? It is my humble request to PTI to please remove the Shaukat Khanum pictures from your Political Pages. It is not the project of PTI so kindly dont do that. Please dont blame PMLN only but look at the Attitude of PMLN of what they are doing with this Great Project.

    http://www.facebook.com/PrimeMinisterImranKhan

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  • Aug 7, 2012 - 3:38PM

    Khwaja Asif has hampered the Zakat collection fund for SKMH during month of Ramadan, inshaAllah Allah will deal with him.

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  • Owais
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:45PM

    Imran Khan should be mentally/physically prepared for punches below the belt level. These are the general playing rules here at our political level.

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  • jamshaid
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:54PM

    Weldone!

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  • Ammar
    Aug 7, 2012 - 3:58PM

    Now Mr. Khan undergoes the real experience, so he should now disengage himself from this dirty business of mud slinging, and bring something positive in politics.

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  • who iz who
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:00PM

    My Vote is for PMLN

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  • proud to be pakistani
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:02PM

    @Pakistani:
    so true.This man is abusing everybody.all the time.
    but if some one critizes him he is acting like a kid.
    trying to gain sympathy.how low wll he go.
    he is using Sk hospital for everything.

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  • Raheem
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:05PM

    For all the PML (N) supporters-the donation money was invested for the benefit of SKMT and the more money it made, it would’ve have benefitted poor patients. How many charity hospital and schools your two time prime minister has built?

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  • Pakistani
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:06PM

    PML N has shown what they are yet again. Liars and opportunists. Shame on them. And to the people who support them please think rationally without keeping personal interests in mind. Think about the country plssssss…

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  • Raheem
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:07PM

    Why doesnt nawaz Shareef and Imran khan have a live public debate and let public decide who is a better leader?

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  • Nosherwan Shahid Shaikh
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:11PM

    Like he took MQM to Scotland Yard.! – And, like the Chief Justice is his uncle! – phew

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  • king of darkness
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:18PM

    @Awans:
    This is the jahalat that I talk about. SKMCH’s endowment fund does not belong to Imran Khan and belongs to SKMCH only and the treasury board of SKMCH invested the money abroad in the best interest of SKMCH, not of imran khan’s!!!

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  • Aug 7, 2012 - 4:19PM

    E-tribune IK said the hospital funds were damaged in 1997 not this time, and the ” nation” run the story on front page in 1997 and not now. this time allegation only took donation up. plz correct the report.

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  • Atique Raza
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:22PM

    I ve been a diehard supporter of PMLN. But no more. This time my vote ll go for IK. PMLN has gone too far for cheap political gains. Watch for your next mis step mr Nawaz sharif?

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  • Rizwan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:30PM

    @Awan Sb,

    But IK is chairman of SKMH board directors and also of PTI.

    http://www.shaukatkhanum.org.pk/imran-khan.html

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  • gul bahadur
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:31PM

    Let us all pray in unison that those who have lied to nation and those who have looted the poor man’s money may face the curse of ALL MIGHTY. Let us we all,in this month of Ramazan implore the HOLY PROPHET AND HIS FAMILY to ask the ALL MIGHTY to destroy all those who are trying to destroy this country for their material gain.AMEEN SOMA AMEEN.

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  • Awans
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:45PM

    @Truth Bites: Shame on you that even PMLN did not brought Sita White and MQM did that and you brought Nawaz Daughter and Hamza and others here in the discussion. Do you have any idea that how much sensitive topics are these to bring Someone’s Daughter in the politics like you are doing what consequences does it have in future?????. I am telling you tomorrow if some ethnic violence because of these wordings would erupt in Punjab then PTI will be solely responsible as they are using such a language actually. Also for all others In my view PMLN is a better choice in every manner as all Wadairas, Peers, Chaudary, Kasuris and Durranis which are a plague to the people are in PTI and we must actually fight against those people who are running fiefdoms in Pakistan.

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  • Junaid
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:50PM

    is IK kidding? mocking the nation again? The jurisdiction lays with the District and Sessions Court or the HC as the case may be and not the supreme court. If he is at all serious in suing Khawaja Asif for defaming him or SKMH then he needs to pursue the proper course. This or any other Petition alike are not maintainable under Article 184 unless Khan takes back his claim that SKMH’s donations had actually increased by 30% after Khawaja Asif’s allegations and puts before the apex Court that SKMH donations had fallen drastically.Recommend

  • Abdul Jabbar
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:52PM

    To have debate with NS, Ik should come up with 90 MNA seats,He has to prove him in election. Kh Asif is brave man and he will give IK tough time in court.

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  • think again.
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:56PM

    long live IK. Vote for PTI

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  • DrA.K,Tewari
    Aug 7, 2012 - 4:57PM

    IK , you have already lost one week . Why there is delay in your move . It’s not cricket ,its politics . MQM is calling you . Listen them carefully . Musarraf is there too .

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  • freeman
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:02PM

    they have not accused skmh, they have accused imran khan, why this whole fuss? Shaukat khanum is one of the best cancer hospitals in the world, if some irregularity has taken place and pointed out, it is for the good of the hospital.
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  • DrA.K,Tewari
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:09PM

    Donating Jakaat is Haraam ,

    It is also fact that a significan portion of Jakaat also goes in the hands of terrorists .

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  • Aug 7, 2012 - 5:14PM

    @Pakistani: Imran Khan is not being a cry baby. He cares about poor patients while you don’t seem to care one bit about them.

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  • Pakistani
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:18PM

    Asif welcomed Khan’s decision to challenge his allegations in the court. Khawaja Asif vs Imran this will be worth watching :P

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  • Concerned
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:19PM

    @haroon ali:
    I think the responsibility will be with those who invested donation money in real estate and than managed to lost 64% of it.

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  • Shahbaz
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:21PM

    Pakistani: Pakistan’s problem is not its rulers but people like you and their intellect.

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:25PM

    Imran will not go to any court. He is a liar. Best option for him is to hand over SKMH to a trust or leave politics. He cannot hide behind his charity work.Recommend

  • Concerned
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:26PM

    I hope the case will not end in the same way as in UK against the Leader of MQM. I hope you remember Imran Khan was supposed to prove him somesort of corrupt person and wanted to have him arrested and prosecuted and than suddenly they become good friends and strarted respecting and co-operating with each other.

    Imran Khan is using the hospital to expolite emotions of inoccetn Pakistanis to pace up his politcs. He want to be a captain of politics and still enjoy the respect of Abdul Staar Edhi and Mother Tresa. Recommend

  • Mohd Butt
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:33PM

    @Awans:
    Well explained and said dear, but do IK and sporters have enough wisdom to understand. Had they, they will behaving properly. With public fund it was made, and run by public funds, zakat, charity on the name of Allah, but he try to own it. When his actions exposed, crying that hospital is targeted, its not hospital but you IK, finger is pointed to you don’t direct it to hospital, every one understand why not you are you that —–‘ love you all.

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  • M Shahbaz Akhtar
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:35PM

    Ik is doing the right politics.
    The days of dirty politics are numbered.Recommend

  • Uza Syed
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:36PM

    Asking the Chief Justice is not taking anyone to the court. If the idea is to get some more populist points for himself and may be to provide an opportunity to the CJ to exploit it for the purpose of diverting public attention from his own family saga of criminal doings.

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  • Ali Bros
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:38PM

    Well one Mr Khan, even though i know Nora Leauge will still make false claims after you will win the case in courts but atleast you’ll win more undeicided voters by proving you were right again!!!**

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  • Mohd Butt
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:40PM

    @Hamad:
    He is empty handed, no political exposure, no experience, lost last 17 years, don’t know what to do, if he does not use hospital for his politics then what he have to show to public of Pakistan?
    Bring back pakistan all the funds to took away from hospital, and pay lose of 211 million from your personal account. Apologize nation of your miss conduct.

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  • sanam
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:47PM

    we are with u IK …. PTI zINDABAD

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  • SaqibTahir
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:51PM

    Coming election campaign will be the dirtiest in Pakistan’s history. Imran is more worried about Sita White issue tha SK funds. Even in USA and Canada this kind od scandle is enough for a politician to get out of politics. Afterall Pakistan is an Islamic republic, how come this will not become an issue. On top Sharifs are master of dirty politics.

    An interference by supereme court in this mud wrestling will make them even more controversial. it is not their job and let people decide by their vote.

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  • youth lahore
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:54PM

    Pml n ( nisaar league ) is doing cheap politics

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  • Nasir Mahmood
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:55PM

    IK should restrain himself using SKCH for election campaign. By building SKCH he has done a great service to the nation and should not waste his good work asking for votes. Instead of calling thief to others, he should concentrate making PTI’s policies for the betterment of the people.

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  • Hassan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 5:57PM

    This was PMLN’s best shot (to date, expecting more…..) to destroy themselves!!! Love IK and SK. Imran Khan our next PM Insha Allah.

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  • freeman
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:10PM

    @Dean:
    and he too should become dirty with dirties to bring ” CHANGE “. a good idea.

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  • Mohd Butt
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:24PM

    IK belong to average earning family, and in those days earning from cricket were not mush either, it bust be betting, gambling, or cheating in cricket otherwise from where the money will come?
    Ha one more source, his wife, but she already denied, may be zaka fund used for the buying of flat, yes it is also possible, otherwise he has to give his earning details which he will not.

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  • DrA.K,Tewari
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:33PM

    @ Novsherwa, No, he is his father .

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  • Tahir Alyana
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:33PM

    This man is something. No one has languished so long in the political wilderness of pakistani politics. Now his time has finally come and the demise of shareef brothers is on cards.
    Great Khan sahib, we are with you.

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  • Umair
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:46PM

    Besides every respect for SKMH, Khan saab has failed to respond actual allegations of Khawaja Asif. If defaming SKMH is sin then investing donation funds in a risky investment is a bigger sin, where you cheating with poor people and those who donates.

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  • Aitzaz ud Din
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:53PM

    @Awans:

    Very well said Mr Awan. It is so sad that Imran Khan has developed PML.N phobia. He is targeting only PML.N while hardly speaks against Zardari, MQM, ANP. If at all he speaks about them, it is just as an eye wash while more than 90% of his statements are PML.N and Nawaz Sharif. Mr Awan is right in saying that he has restarted a dirty politics in Punjab and it seems that Imran Khan is working as an agent of Zardari to divide the PPP opposition votes and enable zardari to regain power upto 2018….God forbid. All impartial commentators are saying that PTI will harm PML.N and other PPP opponents but it is only Imran Khan who does not understand this……surely with a mission to help zardari.Recommend

  • Khizr
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:54PM

    Ik and nawaz are capable leaders especially ik.they should work together for the better of thecountry!their fight sort of reminds me of the z bhutto and mujib fight!!guys please end this….because we certainly do not want another ppp term for five years!!!!

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  • agha
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:55PM

    ( nisaar league ) is doing cheap politics

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  • Najam
    Aug 7, 2012 - 6:57PM

    Like all planted and fake politicians, Imran is totally clueless about how to react criticism from opponents. IK is self declared saint and days are coming when real face of this so called saint will be exposed and world will the true character hidden in layers of hypocrisy. .

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  • Kashif
    Aug 7, 2012 - 7:02PM

    IK is a dirty politician. He abuses others but himself cannot take a little true criticism.

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  • Ali T.
    Aug 7, 2012 - 7:34PM

    For real or the way he took Altaf to court? :)

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  • Aftab Kenneth Wilson
    Aug 7, 2012 - 7:38PM

    Chief Justice is already very busy in his own house so please don’t disturb him. I would rather suggest to contact a judge from Saudi Arabia or Iran. He will look into past and present of both NS and IK. Here CJ sahib is only interested in taking on the leadership of present government.Recommend

  • khan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 7:50PM

    @Awans:
    your point would have been valid if asif and PML N accept that they were wrong..they still say the same thing..unless imran khan clears SKCMH it would be a back lash for insitution..i am not a supporter of PTI yet but its obviously clear that you are blind supporter of PML N…

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  • ibrahim
    Aug 7, 2012 - 7:59PM

    Im highly surprised that how people come forward to advocate two tested parties whose performance is not hidden from masses.
    How can we dubb them as optimist class of society?

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  • karamat
    Aug 7, 2012 - 8:03PM

    thumbs up IK

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  • shabir malik
    Aug 7, 2012 - 8:41PM

    @Ammar:
    IK is not making false accusations,he is telling the truth and truth is bitter.Long live IK.Recommend

  • shabir malik
    Aug 7, 2012 - 8:43PM

    @who iz who:
    Only mentally ill people will vote for PMLN.

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  • mojojojo
    Aug 7, 2012 - 8:53PM

    @Awans: He’s asking N-league to bring the money back that they sent overseas thru ilegal chanelles.

    Awans bhai, please understand, SKMH didn’t send anything overseas, they just invested portion of funds that were collected overseas.

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  • Arslan Malik
    Aug 7, 2012 - 8:57PM

    @awans the link you have shared is not the official page of PTI…PTI cannot instruct the Unofficial fan pages as to what to post and what not..and still you are saying you are not biased.

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  • Khalid
    Aug 7, 2012 - 9:08PM

    Take your case to big daddy!
    He will intercede amongst you..

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  • Khizr
    Aug 7, 2012 - 9:12PM

    Alhumdulillah Ik and nawaz sharif both are capable leaders especially ik!please guys work together for the better of the country!forget old mistakes and try to defeat this ppp in the next elections!this fight sort of reminds me of fight between Z.Bhutto and sheikh mujiburehman.stop this fight please for the sake of the public especailly PML(N) who are not corrupt but are hungry for power more than internal peace for the country and education…..

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  • Waqas Malik
    Aug 7, 2012 - 9:13PM

    @awans..
    Just tell Sharif to go to court le dear… Why you are writing speeches here…

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  • toor
    Aug 7, 2012 - 9:25PM

    now that’s a great news!

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  • maestro
    Aug 7, 2012 - 10:59PM

    We should have live pre-election debates on TV by the leading contenders that now include Imran Khan. Lets see Zardari, Nawaz and IK live on not one but minimum 3 televised debates including taking questions from the audience. If our “democracy” is really flourishing, this is the next step.

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  • Babbarsher Khan
    Aug 7, 2012 - 11:43PM

    Don’t worry Kaptaan Bhai, Justic Chau will take suo motu of your situation and will find the PM guilty of contempt of the court!

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  • kiran ali islamabad
    Aug 7, 2012 - 11:56PM

    Nisaar league u should stop to effect the welfare organization of Poor people .. m the voter of pml m but now turn to pti INSHALLAH .

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Aug 8, 2012 - 2:01AM

    Imran Khan cannot get any favour from courts. His oppenents are PMl(N) leaders, not PPP leaders. If Judges are PTI’s Mamoon, they are PML(N)’s Chachoo.

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  • Mohd Butt
    Aug 8, 2012 - 2:03AM

    @khan:
    The information was on their website, khawaja Asif brought in to public notice, for what Pml N apologize? This is job of politician he did his job. Thanks to KA.

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  • Ibrahim
    Aug 8, 2012 - 4:12AM

    A valid decision taken by Imran to counter the negative propaganda of a negative party with past of political blunders.
    Wake up noon league,we dont watch ptv to mould opinion rather its the age of electronic media and social media!Recommend

  • KhuRram Kaleem
    Aug 8, 2012 - 4:30AM

    Imran lied to nation earlier when he claimed that he will go to Scotland yard and file a case against altaf Hussein. He did do topi drama .

    Now there is clear evidence he used donation money for Dubai investment .why Kia Pakistan is not secure to invest.he is a crony of goldsmith and Rothschild .

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  • Subhani
    Aug 8, 2012 - 5:36AM

    IK cannot repay Shrifs for the good they have done for his hospital.

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  • Shaheer Malik
    Aug 8, 2012 - 9:57AM

    It is my personal observation that people are paying more donation this year due to Kh. Asif baseless allegations.

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  • Ahad khan
    Aug 8, 2012 - 10:33AM

    @subhani – this is not Imran’s hospital nor he claimed ownership. It is hospital of people of Pakistan. Problem with PML followers is that they consider public institutions as their personal belonging. Nawaz didn’t give any thing from his pocket. It was again land own by government of Pakistan.

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  • proud to be pakistani
    Aug 8, 2012 - 10:54AM

    @Umair Khan:
    mr khan we should take refuge in Allah.not in a
    human being. stop potraying this man as God.
    God is truth, we should seek his grace.
    but i can understand commonsense is least common
    these days.

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  • Viv
    Aug 9, 2012 - 10:03AM

    Ok, Imran you have a point to prove. But its funny that you want to get it resolved through the CJ. Nowadays it looks like the CJ is the natural arbitrator for even trivial cases. As an outsider , I am curious whether there are any local courts in Pakistan or is it the CJ who handles all the cases?

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  • Muhammad Hafeez
    Aug 9, 2012 - 1:06PM

    Three days on, no signs of petition yet.

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  • viki indian
    Aug 15, 2012 - 7:03PM

    imran is gr8 man.

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  • Mushtaq Ahmad
    Sep 9, 2012 - 7:00AM

    it is not Baby cry its CRY For Baby who Suffering from Cancer my Dear @Pakistani: BE HUMAN!!!!!!!!

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