Defying call-up notice, Bilawal dares NAB to arrest him.

 
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Karachi -- Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari yesterday refused to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday (today), terming the notices sent by the accountability watchdog illegal.

Addressing a press conference at the PPP Media Cell, the party chairman announced to defy the NAB notice saying it was only aimed at trying to stop him from commemorating the death anniversary of his mother, Benazir Bhutto, in Rawalpindi.

'We will observe the death anniversary of Benazir at the same venue where she was martyred and no power can stop us from doing this,' he vowed. The PPP chairperson was flanked by Senator Sherry Rehman, Sindh Minister Saeed Ghani and provincial adviser Murtaza Wahab.

The PPP chairman said that he had been cleared by the top judiciary and now call-up summon by NAB authorities in the case was only meant political victimisation. 'Chief Justice has declared that inclusion of my name in JIT was injustice and now NAB's call-up notice to me for probing into case is nothing but political victimisation,' he said.

Bilawal further claimed that whenever he took a political decision, the NAB issued notices to him. 'I am not afraid of arrest and dare them to arrest me if they can,' he said adding the 'selected' government did not know that he...

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