Asghar Khan case: Shahbaz Sharif says PML-N accepts SC ruling

Published: October 20, 2012
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Punjab chief minister alleges that President Zardari also made a deal with IB for his political gains.  PHOTO: APP/FILE

Punjab chief minister alleges that President Zardari also made a deal with IB for his political gains. PHOTO: APP/FILE

KALAR KAHAR: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced on Saturday that his party was ready to accept the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Asghar Khan case, reported Express News.

The apex court had announced its short order on Friday declaring that the 1990 elections were rigged by the then intelligence and army chiefs.

Addressing an event at Cadet College, Kalar Kahar, Sharif alleged that President Asif Ali Zardari had also made a deal with Intelligence Bureau (IB) for his political gains.

He also asked on whose orders a long march towards Islamabad was held to topple the first government of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif.

Commenting on the ongoing energy crisis, the chief minister said that Pakistan is facing a self-created crisis and urged the government to wake up before it is too late.

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  • Usman Khan
    Oct 20, 2012 - 4:55PM

    Shahbaz Sharif we love you..

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  • AnisAqeel
    Oct 20, 2012 - 5:16PM

    Mr. Chief Minister just accept your part that is proven and let the rest be decided by the courts if they are unbiased. Take care of yourself and don’t worry about others. Legally this case can be termed as treason and mutiny that carry a death penalty and is enforced if happens in any civilized society, but who cares in this bath room where everyone is wearing natural clothing.

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  • salim
    Oct 20, 2012 - 5:28PM

    ” Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced on Saturday that his party was ready to accept the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Asghar Khan case, reported Express News.”

    Then be prepared to face the music!!!

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  • Jibran
    Oct 20, 2012 - 5:31PM

    At Cadet College, he chooses to speak nonsensical political statements?

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  • 3footninja
    Oct 20, 2012 - 5:38PM

    lol… you don’t have a choice! you’ve taken money and the entire country knows it. you’re better off running away to jeddah. we don’t need people like you!

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  • rizwan
    Oct 20, 2012 - 5:40PM

    and now accept this that you received the money and did moral and ethical corruption…

    People of Pakistan open your eyes…

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  • Imran
    Oct 20, 2012 - 5:44PM

    The entire 1990s is so dirty and murky that one can’t separate truth from fiction. And yet the brothers choose to hide behind those fabricated cases based on filthy propaganda campaign which their masters and they launched in the 90s. There is no low for either of them. Recommend

  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Oct 20, 2012 - 5:59PM

    SC decision is not about money, its about Generals and President’s interference in political process, instead PPP government is trying to hide their corruption behind SC decision. Zardari must bring looted money back to Pakistan.

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  • abid
    Oct 20, 2012 - 6:12PM

    oh really!!! who was the main benefactor of this grand rigging… obviously Nawaz Sharif…so it is really sad that after Gen. Zia , Gen. Beg supported Nawaz Sharif Illegally to win the elections.

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  • Usman
    Oct 20, 2012 - 6:19PM

    Like you have a choice of not accepting it when the truth is in front of everyone. Now we all know that who is the product of the establishment. Too bad gullible people still keep falling for these kind of statements made by the same people who have been making a fool out of them for years.

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  • Saad
    Oct 20, 2012 - 6:30PM

    LOLZ.
    As if SC had been given them a choice to accept its decision if they liked. Mr. CM advise your brother to take early retirement from politics before he gets booted out by the Supreme court in its next decision on the role of politicians in the rigging of 1990 election

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  • Nazir Minhas
    Oct 20, 2012 - 6:41PM

    There is now no other way, helplesness. Majboori kaa naam shukriaRecommend

  • faraz anwar
    Oct 20, 2012 - 6:44PM

    where is your and your whole team resignation!!!!if you really accept the ruling

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  • NO BS
    Oct 20, 2012 - 6:48PM

    Return money taken from the poor tax payers, return the wealth stashed away in UK and Jeddah and then apologize to the nation

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  • Taimoor
    Oct 20, 2012 - 7:21PM

    Why are these guys not in prison isnt this not a crime a simple apology that they dont even mean is enough. Hey everyone in prison in pakistan just apoligize and youre home free such a great justice system we have.

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  • Jibran
    Oct 20, 2012 - 7:26PM

    @3footninja:
    “you’re better off running away to jeddah”

    Not with 40 suitcases this time!

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  • Sher Afzal
    Oct 20, 2012 - 7:44PM

    Shame on these shameless people. Black sheep of our politics who has given bad name to democracy.

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  • Tony
    Oct 20, 2012 - 7:52PM

    Shouldnt he resign ? MP in england allegedly swore at a police officer n hes had to resign as the chief whip to the Tory govt. Thats what i call true democracy!

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  • Muzaffar
    Oct 20, 2012 - 7:59PM

    if they’re all dirty then lets vote for someone who’s clean…. Imran Khan

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  • Usman
    Oct 20, 2012 - 8:29PM

    Lol Nawaz was so bad at running the country that the very people who brought him into power had to get rid of him.

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  • suraj
    Oct 20, 2012 - 9:19PM

    How shameless are these politicians…. SC should ban them contesting elections for life whoever involved in this type acts..

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  • Taimoor
    Oct 20, 2012 - 9:33PM

    Lets see if we see even one article by the “experts” on this. I bet they act like nothing ever happened.

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  • Nasir
    Oct 20, 2012 - 10:03PM

    Shabaz, Youth loves you, your dedication, your working style etc.

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  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Oct 20, 2012 - 10:13PM

    Don’t distort the history facts. Establishment lead by Ishaq Khan and Mirza Aslam Beg never wanted Nawaz Sharif as leader of IJI. Their horse was Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi. It was Mian Sharif’s popularity whch changed the tide in his favour. Establishment stabbed in the back of Mian Sahib the first opportunity it got.

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  • Tausif
    Oct 20, 2012 - 10:26PM

    What can I say??? As a Bangladeshi I am an outsider! Pakistani people please urge your state agencies to refrain from interfering into the internal politics of my country!!!

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  • Dr Waqas
    Oct 20, 2012 - 10:27PM

    @Ch allah daad
    Fact is that mr nawaz sharif took money in 1990 elections.Fact is that mr nawaz sharif was never a leader he was manufactured by establishment in first place.

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  • imran
    Oct 20, 2012 - 10:31PM

    so will sharief brother quit the politics after this verdict???? which shows they won election 1990 was bogus and they accept the money from generals what a shame if u accept it then announce we r quiting as well ,

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  • imran
    Oct 20, 2012 - 10:36PM

    @chalalhdad shame on u after at this its on the record look at verdict and then speak dont give us history lesson politics of nwaz shareif is over people r not fool look at comments u will find it .

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  • Kaleem
    Oct 20, 2012 - 11:08PM

    Sick of opening decade long cases. Start of yet another dirty politics, if PML-N opens case of IK being father of that child, we will see filth on part of everyone we love.

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  • Shah
    Oct 20, 2012 - 11:20PM

    Now you are morally obliged to resign and quit politics.

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  • imran
    Oct 20, 2012 - 11:39PM

    i agree with khan that is ,, mian shaib hoon jaan deo,,,,

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  • abid
    Oct 20, 2012 - 11:55PM

    though i think shahabaz sharif is a patriot and he is needed in Pakistan politics but Nawaz sharif should be banned from politics or he should take voluntary retirement because this is not for the first time he has been deeply involved with Generals in rigging .

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  • Lahori
    Oct 21, 2012 - 12:28AM

    We need your resignation

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  • Taimoor
    Oct 21, 2012 - 2:45AM

    @Ch. Allah Daad:
    They stabbed shariff in the back by making him PM LOL!! How could you even think of defending those that themselves say are guilty. You livin under a rock.

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  • Oct 21, 2012 - 9:26AM

    He uswd the word ‘also’ – so he knows in heart that He [Noon] and Zardari [PPP] are one!

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  • Muhammad Rizwan Ali
    Nov 10, 2012 - 7:51AM

    Aslam baig, in an interview of ARY channel recently, cleanrly said, NO MONEY GIVEN TO NAWAZ SHARIF

    Then why IK lashes out on Nawaz Sharif

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