PTI chief Jahangir Tareen on Wednesday broke silence over stories that he’s assembly former president Asif Ali Zardari and should be a part of the PPP.
The PTI chief rejected the stories, saying he was not parting methods with the celebration.
Tareen was chatting with the media after he arrived on the banking court docket to attend his bail listening to. “Not one, not two but three FIRs have been registered against me,” he mentioned.
“Out of the 80 sugar mill owners, all they could see was Jahangir Tareen,” he mentioned, questioning why he was being subjected to “revenge”.
The PTI chief mentioned his “loyalty is being tested”. He added that an inquiry towards him, regarding the sugar disaster, has been occurring for the final 12 months.
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 is doing this? Who benefits 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 towards enmity”.
In response to a query, Tareen mentioned it was time to reveal these concerned in a conspiracy towards him. He mentioned PM Khan can expose the one who was hell-bent on exacting revenge towards him.
Despite his grievances towards the ruling celebration, Tareen mentioned he was not parting methods with the PTI. “I am a member of the PTI and will remain so,” he mentioned.
When a reporter requested Tareen whether or not he was about to satisfy former president and PPP chief Asif Ali Zardari, he mentioned the stories weren’t true.
Tareen to satisfy Zardari subsequent week, could be a part of PPP: Shehla Raza
Sindh Minister for Women Development Shahla Raza, who belongs to the PPP, on Tuesday deleted a tweet during which she speculated on the opportunity of Tareen becoming a member of PPP throughout a gathering “next week” with Zardari in Karachi.
Raza had claimed Tareen had already met PPP’s Makhdoom Ahmed Mahmood, and “it is believed he will meet Zardari” in Karachi.
“It is believed he will leave PTI and join PPP along with his aides during the meeting,” she had tweeted.
“If such a thing happens, neither will Buzdar [remain in the government], nor will Niazi,” the PPP chief had written.
Responding to Raza’s assertion, Tareen had mentioned a “consistent propaganda” marketing campaign is in place towards him. “The reports of my meeting with PPP leaders are baseless.”
“People spreading rumours against me will be disappointed,” he added.
The improvement comes after the Federal Investigation Agency [FIA] despatched notices to Tareen and his son, Ali Tareen, summoning them in a number of inquiries, on April 9.
FIA registers instances towards 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 towards father-son duo.
The FIR states that Jahangir allegedly transferred unlawful shares price billions of rupees to Farooqi Pulp Mills Limited (FPML), which is owned by his son and shut kin.
It says the transfers, particularly after 2011-12, have been “patently fraudulent investments which ultimately translated into personal gains” for Jahangir’s household. Some Rs3 billion have been invested and laundered by the identical manufacturing facility.
Jahangir Tareen not as near PTI now: Sheikh Rasheed
Earlier this month, Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed mentioned Jahangir Tareen is now “far away” from the PTI.
The inside minister was speaking concerning the PTI chief on Geo News programme Aapas ki Baat. He had mentioned there’s a main distance now between PTI, the federal government and Jahangir.
Asked concerning the inclusion of the names of Jahangir and his son Ali Tareen on the Exit Control List, Rasheed had mentioned that he had not but obtained any data on the matter.