Nazir Chohan dissociates from Tareen-led PTI faction


Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Nazir Chohan, who was related to the Jahangir Tareen-led faction, on Wednesday distanced himself from the group and reaffirmed loyalty to Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The lawmaker made the announcement in a joint information convention with Punjab Minister for Prisons Fayyazul Hassan Chohan after a classes courtroom granted him bail. Nazir categorically said that he not had “any association with the Tareen group”.

“Jahangir Tareen used me for his case and then threw me away,” he alleged. While declaring his embrace of the PM Imran’s line, Chohan stated he had just one chief “and his title is Imran Khan.”

Explaining his pivot and alter of coronary heart, Nazir vehemently hit out at Tareen who he stated “would disappear in the hour of need whereas I went to every court summon of him”. “I considered him my leader, but he does not deserve to be considered as one,” he stated.

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Nazir’s determination to backpedal into the get together’s institution comes amid his authorized controversies. He was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) beneath cybercrime legal guidelines after he made a number of allegations in opposition to the prime minister’s adviser on accountability Shahzad Akbar and questioned his religion throughout a tv present on May 19. However, the feud was buried after Chohan apologised to Akbar.

Speaking to media on Wednesday, Nazir stated: “I am grateful to Chaudhry Pervez Elahi who took a strong stance for me,” he stated, including: “Shahzad Akbar was the primary to name me after I fell ailing and inquired about my well being. Tareen ought to be ashamed of himself for not even bothering to go to me at hospital.”

“I have apologised to Shahzad Akbar in no unclear terms. I am remorseful over my actions which affected him and his family,” he stated.

Commenting on the matter, Fayyazul Hasan Chohan stated that the get together was coping with some inner rifts for some time however that the disgruntled get together members took the senior get together management into confidence over their considerations.

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“Shahzad Akbar played a positive role in assisting mediation efforts,” he stated, including, “Nazir Chohan also played a vital role in this regard.”

Earlier, a classes courtroom granted bail to Chohan in a cybercrime case after Prime Minister Imran’s adviser on inside and accountability, Shahzad Akbar, pardoned him after an apology was tendered.

The post-arrest bail petition was taken by Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Rashid Phularwan. The courtroom imposed a surety bond of Rs100,000 in return for the reduction.

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