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Take legal action against Imran after ECP verdict, Nawaz urges govt

The former premier says the ECP's decision was announced after eight years with complete evidence and facts

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Take legal action against Imran after ECP verdict, Nawaz urges govt
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London: PML-N supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday urged the federal government to take “immediate legal action” against PTI chairman Imran Khan in the light of the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) verdict against his party in the prohibited funding case.

“It has been proven today and the entire nation knows now that Imran Khan is the biggest thief in the country’s history,” he alleged  while talking to reporters outside his residence in London.

Earlier today, the ECP, in its verdict, ruled that the PTI had did indeed receive prohibited funds.

Nawaz said Imran used to give “lectures” to people about honesty. “Today, the ECP’s verdict has shown that it is actually him who is the biggest thief in history.

“He knew that he had committed the biggest money laundering. This is the reason he kept demanding the chief election commissioner’s resignation,” he said.

“The way Imran took money from foreign nationals proves that he was the person who brought foreign agenda into the country,” Nawaz claimed.

He recalled that the PML-N had been leading the country towards progress, regretting that all the efforts went in vain because of Imran’s actions. “He has ruined the economy and broken our backs.

“And he did all this for a foreign agenda,” the PML-N leader said, demanding that people such as former justice Saqib Nisar -- who termed Imran sadiq and ameen and initiated proceedings in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against the PML-N -- should also be punished.

“All these things are present on the record. And there will be a time where all these questions will need to be answered.”

The PML-N stalwart was of the view that these people, along with Imran, were responsible for bringing Pakistan to the point where it was today, urging all the political parties to take action against them.

He said Imran was extremely dangerous for Pakistan and should be punished as quickly as possible.

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