LAHORE: PTI lawmaker Raja Riaz, an aide of Jahangir Tareen, on Wednesday claimed that the social gathering stalwart was in touch with Prime Minister Imran Khan until the no-confidence movement desk within the Nationwide Meeting in opposition to the premier.
Riaz, in Geo Information present ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Sath’, shared that Tareen had performed a vital position in guaranteeing PM Imran secures the vote of confidence from the Nationwide Meeting.
Riaz claimed that when PM Imran secured the vote of confidence, the communication between the 2 ended. He added that after the abrupt finish of communication, motion in opposition to the PTI chief was launched and three FIRs had been registered in opposition to him.
“This raises the query that if Jahangir Tareen will not be getting justice then how is the accountability of the opposition being carried out accurately?” mentioned the lawmaker from Faisalabad.
‘Not parting methods with PTI’
On Wednesday, estranged PTI chief Jahangir Tareen had mentioned that his loyalty to Prime Minister Imran Khan was being examined, however that he’s not parting methods with the PTI.
Tareen was chatting with the media after he arrived on the banking court docket to attend his bail listening to.
“Not one, not two however three FIRs have been registered in opposition to me,” he mentioned.
“Out of the 80 sugar mill house owners, all they may see was Jahangir Tareen,” he mentioned, questioning why he was being subjected to “revenge”.
The PTI chief had mentioned his “loyalty is being examined”. He added that an inquiry in opposition to him, referring to the sugar disaster, has been happening for the final yr.
He lamented that his accounts in addition to these belonging to his son, Ali Tareen, had been frozen. “Why have my accounts been frozen? Who’s doing this? Who advantages from this?” he requested.
Tareen mentioned he was “asking for justice from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf”, including that he was a good friend, however is being “pushed in the direction of enmity”.
FIA registers instances in opposition to Jahangir Tareen, son
Earlier this week, it was reported that FIA Lahore had registered a case of alleged fraud of Rs3.14 billion on March 22 in opposition to father-son duo.
The FIR states that Jahangir allegedly transferred unlawful shares price billions of rupees to Farooqi Pulp Mills Restricted (FPML), which is owned by his son and shut kinfolk.
It says the transfers, particularly after 2011-12, had been “patently fraudulent investments which in the end translated into private positive aspects” for Jahangir’s household. Some Rs3 billion had been invested and laundered by way of the identical manufacturing unit.