Asghar Khan case: Dr AQ Khan urges government to implement SC orders

Published: October 23, 2012
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Chairman Tehreek-e-Tahafuz-e-Pakistan pays tribute to SC for exposing 'dark chapter' in country's political history. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

Chairman Tehreek-e-Tahafuz-e-Pakistan pays tribute to SC for exposing 'dark chapter' in country's political history. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Tehreek-e-Tahafuz-e-Pakistan Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan on Tuesday urged the government to implement the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Asghar Khan case in letter and spirit.    

In a statement released on Tuesday, Dr Khan paid tribute to the Supreme Court of Pakistan for exposing a “dark chapter” of the country’s political history, adding that the apex court should ensure implementation of the order.

He said that the country should be purged with corrupt politicians for ensuring a true democratic country as dreamt by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. It was necessary to brought to book those who helped steal the 1990 general elections, he maintained.

Dr Khan reposed his faith in the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Fakhruddin G Ibrahim, saying that he was an honest judge and that under his vigilance, people of Pakistan should be able to elect a loyal and honest government.

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Reader Comments (7)

  • Oct 23, 2012 - 10:00PM

    can it be possible that ch. nisar on the one side accept the ruling of SC and on the other side shows doubts of any investigation proceeded by the present government, for this ch. sahib have a option to submit an appeal to SC .Recommend

  • Logic Europe
    Oct 23, 2012 - 11:26PM

    This man has no right to give lectures on politics

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  • Mirza
    Oct 24, 2012 - 2:02AM

    The fact is SC did not expose anybody, they only confirmed what everybody knew all along. AQ has an axe to grind against these generals and their rightwing supporters who had forced him to go out and be a scapegoat for them. When AQ can be forced to apologize why not the rightwing politicians and corrupt and convicted generals. However, we are living in a country where Zardari and elected PPP is criminal without a single case proven against them and the unelected convicted by the SC are all innocent patriotic!

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  • Mr Sunny Loni
    Oct 24, 2012 - 2:04AM

    What about serious nuclear racket charges against Dr Khan? Shouldn’t actions be taken against those. As per Gen Musharraf’s interview in Awaam ki Adaalat Dr Khan had a very relaxed home probation with bodyguards etc and he was fully mobile as well

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  • AJ
    Oct 24, 2012 - 2:30AM

    Forty of filth filled with conspiracies, deceit, corruption is bound to come in open and the partners in crimes are pitted against each other…the unfortunate part is people of this country suffered all through and will continue to suffer…As these Actors are presenting themselves as savers of this nation and continually justifying there acts. I am sure there is more to come….One thing is clear as us the weak links(people) have allowed this to continue and if we sit on the sides it will continue to happen….Sorry that’s the reality

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  • amir jafri
    Oct 24, 2012 - 7:44AM

    What a great man…Pakistan will be safe and secure when people like him takeover from the westoxicated riff-raff.

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  • Zia
    Oct 24, 2012 - 9:31AM

    @Logic Europe:
    If a bankcrupt businessman can come into politics then why not DR. AQ??

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