Loyalties being bought for upcoming senate polls : PM Imran Khan
Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday said the auction of parliamentarians for the Senate election had begun and he knew how much money was being offered to buy their loyalties.
“We also know a political leader, who has been collecting money to buy votes,” he said while talking to the media here. Imran said for the last 30 years he had seen the ‘auction’ of parliamentarians to buy their votes for the Senate membership. After the last Senate election, the PTI expelled its 20 members, who were found to have sold their votes for Rs50 million each.
He said the government and the opposition are supposed to run the parliament together but from day one, they have been using it to get an NRO instead of discussing issues of public interest.
The Prime Minister further said that government lands cannot be occupied without political backing, Khokhar brothers grabbed billions worth of government land and Maryam Nawaz expressed solidarity with them. Maryam, who calls herself a future leader, supported the land mafia who occupied government lands in their tenures. When the Prime Minister himself backs the land grabbers, who will stop the rest, he asked.
Imran Khan said that Fazlur Rehman is a corrupt man, calling him Maulana is an insult to the real scholars. He became a billionaire by exploiting the children of madrassahs.
He said that PTI has given data of 40,000 accounts to the Election Commission and challenged that opposition parties would not even be a