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PM should not fight case from taxpayers’ money, says Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should not to fight his cases via taxpayers’ money.

He was talking to media after the party’s media strategic committee meeting.

Imran Khan said that Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) is trying to portray as if an institution is calling for shut down of the federal capital on 2nd November.

The PTI chairman added that Sharif family brought their properties in London via taxpayers’ money.

Earlier, Khan reviewed the arrangements of the party’s Islamabad shutdown call in the meeting.

Supreme Court (SC) has issued notices to Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and other parties on the constitutional petitions filed by PTI, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and Sheikh Rashid seeking PM disqualification on Panama Papers Leaks.

A 3-member bench of SC presided over by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Anwar Zaheer Jamali took up for hearing 5 different petitions on Panama Leaks issue Thursday.

Barrister Zafar Ullah said that judicial commission should not be allowed to be constituted. Parliament is there and these people should go there.

Tariq Hassan advocate said the entire city is weeping that Islamabad be not locked down.

CJP remarked “you people want us to do this job too. We will not indulge in any political matter. But if administration fails to give their rights to the citizens then we will interfere. We will take any decision about constitution of judicial commission on Panama leaks after hearing the parties concerned.

Justice Khilji Arif Hussain remarked “no one can threat the court.

The court also dismissed the petition seeking its orders for halting dharna.