Lahore:The Pakistan authorities is mulling over registering a treason case in opposition to a senior Opposition chief for his controversial assertion that the nation handed over captured Indian Air Drive pilot Abhinandan Varthaman to India below stress, a high minister has mentioned.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Wednesday mentioned that “legs were shaking and forehead perspiring” at a gathering of Pakistan’s high leaders, together with Military chief Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa, whereby International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi pleaded to launch Wing Commander Abhinandan, saying if he was not launched, India would assault Pakistan.
“Legs were shaking and forehead perspiring, and the foreign minister (Qureshi) told us, ‘For God’s sake, let him (Varthaman) go back now because India is attacking Pakistan at 9 PM in the night’,” Sadiq mentioned, recalling the assembly which was additionally attended by parliamentary leaders, together with these from Pakistan Individuals’s Social gathering (PPP) and PML-N, and added that “India was not planning to attack…They just wanted to kneel before India and send back Abhinandan.”
Responding to Sadiq’s remarks, Pakistan Inside Minister Ejaz Shah advised reporters that the federal government was pondering over registering a treason case in opposition to Sadiq as police have obtained numerous complaints in opposition to him.
He mentioned these toeing the road of India ought to higher go to Amritsar.
Posters of Sadiq have additionally appeared in Lahore, dubbing him a “traitor”.
Plenty of posters and banners with photos of Wing Commander Abhinandan and Sadiq had been displayed within the constituency of the previous Nationwide Meeting Speaker.
Portraying Sadiq in Abhinandan’s getup, the posters learn: “Mir Sadiq, Mir Jaffar… Ayaz Sadiq.”
The PML-N has strongly reacted to the transfer blaming the PTI authorities for ‘awarding traitor certificates’ to its political opponents.
PML-N Punjab data secretary lawmaker Azma Bokhari mentioned the one who put up “traitor” posters of Sadiq have to be having a legal file like previously instances registered in opposition to the PML-N management.
The 37-year-old Indian Air Drive (IAF) pilot was captured by the Pakistani Military on February 27 after his MiG-21 Bison jet was shot down in a dogfight with Pakistani jets throughout aerial fight.
Within the early hours of February 26, 2019, the IAF jets bombed the Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terror camps in Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan and avenged the Pulwama terrorist assault that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel.
Earlier than his jet was hit, Abhinandan downed an F-16 fighter of Pakistan. He was launched on the night time of March 1 by Pakistan.
In a speech within the Nationwide Meeting, Sadiq mentioned that Prime Minister Imran Khan skipped the high-level assembly, which was attended by high management, together with Military chief Gen Bajwa and International Minister Qureshi.