Judiciary’s integrity thrown into query after allegations: Fazlur Rehman

Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman. — YouTube
Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman. — YouTube

ISLAMABAD: The judiciary’s integrity has come into query after current allegations “from within”, mentioned  Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Tuesday.

Speaking to the media after the joint assembly of PDM, he mentioned that the JUI-F chief, mentioned that “conspiracies” that occurred towards former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his get together and leaders of different political events, had been in actuality conspiracies towards the nation and its democracy.

His feedback had been in reference to the current affidavit submitted by former Gilgit-Baltistan chief justice Rana Shamim and an audio clip that allegedly options the voice of ex-chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar.

“We respect the courts but are also hurt,” he mentioned, referring to the Rana Shamim affidavit and the alleged Justice (retd) Saqib Nisar audio clip.

“With a heavy heart, we think that they [judiciary] will have to regain their status through their character,” he mentioned, including that the current controversies had raised questions on the liberty and independence of the judiciary. 

The JUI-F chief cited these conspiracies as the primary motive behind an financial disaster in Pakistan.

Fazl acknowledged that the PDM will maintain its subsequent assembly on December 6 the place the Opposition alliance will take “final and important decisions.”

The JUI-F chief mentioned the complete nation was demanding an unbiased election fee. “It is totally unacceptable to clip the ECP’s wings,” he mentioned, including that the Constitution already lays down the powers of the fee.

Lashing out on the “fake government”, Fazl mentioned that it had promised the federal government over 10 million jobs however had “stolen” over 5 million so removed from the individuals.

He mentioned that the joint Opposition will play a job in guaranteeing that abroad Pakistanis “have representation in the Parliament”, warning them to not get caught up within the authorities’s “lies”.

Shedding mild on the digital voting machines (EVMs), he mentioned the federal government needed to carry elections when the world had rejected the identical course of.

“We reject this pre-poll rigging,” he mentioned, referring to the federal government’s move to cross legal guidelines regarding the voting machines.

Taking goal on the authorities’s financial insurance policies, Fazl mentioned it had made the State Bank a “branch of the IMF”.

PDM agree on ‘no compromise’ over Saqib Nisar’s alleged audio clip

Earlier, sources instructed Geo News that the Opposition alliance mentioned the alleged audio leak of the previous chief justice by which he allegedly tells one other person who Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz must be punished to create space for Imran Khan in politics.

Sources mentioned the Opposition leaders have determined to lift the problem on a nationwide stage.

Per sources, the members of the Opposition current in the course of the assembly agreed that the audio clip was one other proof of the alleged conspiracy to oust an elected prime minister (Nawaz Sharif) from workplace.

JUI-F chief and PDM President Maulana Fazlur Rehman has thrown his weight behind the choice to carry an extended march in Islamabad and for Opposition lawmakers to resign from the assemblies when the caravan reaches there., confirmed sources.

The PDM has additionally agreed on difficult the federal government’s legal guidelines on EVMs and electoral within the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

Senators Farooq H Naik, Azam Nazir Tarar and Kamran Murtaza have been tasked to arrange a method on this regard, added sources.