ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and former federal minister Fawad Chaudhry mentioned on Friday that the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) possessed a replica of the cipher which must be taken again by the federal government if it isn’t taken with holding an investigation, ARY News reported.
While speaking to ARY News programme ‘Sawal Yeh Hai’, Fawad Chaudhry mentioned that the incumbent authorities’s prime minister and ministers had been seemingly unaware of declassification of the cypher and it was determined within the final federal cupboard assembly of the earlier authorities to ship a replica of the diplomatic cable to then National Assembly’s (NA) deputy speaker.
“The then federal cupboard had despatched a replica of the cypher to the NA speaker and requested him to open an investigation. Then NA speaker forwarded the cypher’s copy to the chief justice for an investigation.”
“A duplicate of the diplomatic cable have to be introduced within the National Security Committee’s (NSC) assembly chaired by the present Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. If it was not introduced within the first assembly then what’s the purpose for chairing the second NSC session,” Fawad detailed.
“The name of the United States (US) was not mentioned until demarche on the cypher. After the demarche, everyone knew that the cypher came from the US. We had also mentioned the name of US under-secretary after demarche.”
He criticised that it was unlucky that the incumbent authorities failed to guard the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). Fawad Chaudhry added that PMO is tantamount to the state and the audio leaks are damaging the popularity of the nation.
Cypher ‘stolen’ from PMO
The cypher or diplomatic cable was ‘stolen’ from Pakistan Prime Minister’s Office and its copy went lacking from the PMO’s file, officers instructed the federal cupboard members Friday.
The revelations had been made in a briefing throughout the federal cupboard assembly chaired by PM Shehbaz Sharif right now. The cupboard members took vital selections concerning the audio leaks associated to the cypher.
A particular committee has been constituted to probe into audio leaks. The National Security Committee (NSC) backed the choice of launching a radical probe into the audio leaks.
The cupboard members mentioned that the leaked audio clips uncovered the prison conspiracy of the earlier authorities of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan.
It was revealed that the mentioned cypher was ‘stolen’ from the PMO and its copy was faraway from the information. The federal cupboard members expressed severe issues over the ‘theft of cypher’ from the Prime Minister’s Office.
They mentioned that the nationwide pursuits had been compromised for political features by the earlier PTI authorities by fabricating the contents of the diplomatic cable. “The cypher was stolen after fabrication, fraud and forgery. A serious violation of the oath, relevant regulations and Official Secrets Act was made and an unforgivable crime was committed against the state.”
They advisable ascertaining the accountable individuals and imposing strict penalties in accordance with the legislation. The members mentioned that the cypher’s copy was a labeled doc of the PMO as per legislation.
The federal cupboard determined to take authorized motion towards the previous prime minister, ex-principal secretary and former ministers.