Asif blasts PTI for ransacking public, private property.

ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Defense Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday strongly criticized the leaders and workers of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI), for ransacking public and private property.

'Degrading martyrs and national heroes of Pakistan was a matter of serious concern, ' he said while talking to a private television channel.

He said all the directives had been issued through Zaman Park, to spread unrest in the country on May 9. He said that PTI members had admitted that they have been involved in damaging public and private property.

He said that PTI leaders also admitted that they were receiving directives from the main leadership. Inquiry would be conducted to punish violators of law, he said adding that action would be taken against the PTI people found guilty of crime on May 9.

Commenting on the next elections schedule, he said that general elections would be held in October this year. The minister said that Pakistan Muslim League-N, is taking all possible measures to provide relief to the common man.

He said that after a few months, the next elections would be...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT