Just before his arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal said that the incumbent government was attempting a "character assassination" of its political rivals through the accountability bureau.
Speaking to the media before appearing at the NAB office in Rawalpindi, Iqbal said the government was attempting to silence every voice that attempted to point out its own incompetence.
'Rs2.5 billion were spent on Narowal Sports City project, but then how are they saying that corruption of Rs6 billion was committed as alleged?' he said.
Iqbal, who was shot by a Tehreek-e-Labaik supporter during an election rally last year, said that his party would not...