LAHORE: PTI lawmaker Raja Riaz, an aide of Jahangir Tareen, on Wednesday claimed that the social gathering stalwart was in touch with Prime Minister Imran Khan until the no-confidence movement desk within the National Assembly towards the premier.
Riaz, in Geo News present ‘Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Ke Sath’, shared that Tareen had performed an important function in making certain PM Imran secures the vote of confidence from the National Assembly.
Riaz claimed that when PM Imran secured the vote of confidence, the communication between the 2 ended. He added that after the abrupt finish of communication, motion towards the PTI chief was launched and three FIRs have been registered towards him.
“This raises the question that if Jahangir Tareen is not getting justice then how is the accountability of the opposition being done correctly?” stated the lawmaker from Faisalabad.
‘Not parting methods with PTI’
On Wednesday, estranged PTI chief Jahangir Tareen had stated that his loyalty to Prime Minister Imran Khan was being examined, however that he’s not parting methods with the PTI.
Tareen was talking to 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 stated.
“Out of the 80 sugar mill owners, all they could see was Jahangir Tareen,” he stated, questioning why he was being subjected to “revenge”.
The PTI chief had stated his “loyalty is being tested”. He added that an inquiry towards him, regarding the sugar disaster, has been happening for the final yr.
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 stated he was “asking for justice from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf”, including that he was a good friend, however is being “pushed towards enmity”.
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 value billions of rupees to Farooqi Pulp Mills Limited (FPML), which is owned by his son and shut family.
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 via the identical manufacturing unit.