The coalition authorities on Saturday lashed out at PTI Chairman Imran Khan over his flow to initiate “jail bharo tehreek” (fill the jail motion), throwing the gauntlet to the previous greatest to lead via instance and withdraw bails inside the instances in opposition to him.
Addressing the media, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb maintained that the PTI chief changed into “scared” of going to jail and were “hiding” at his Zaman Park Lahore residence, “using” his party employees for his politics.
“Leadership is the primary to visit jail in prison bharo tehreek. You (Imran) do now not want this movement. Face the courts and jails will fill automatically (with PTI leaders),”she stated.
Speaking metaphorically, the data minister asked the PTI chairman to begin “doob maro tehreek” (die of shame motion) in place of prison bharo tehreek.
Directing a pun at Imran, she stated people who “can’t go to jail for 2 days” might run the jail bharo tehreek.
“Nawaz Sharif spent 374 days, Maryam Nawaz 157 and Asif Zardari spent 248 days in jail at the same time as Faryal Talpur become taken into custody on Eid day.”
Marriyum, while referring to Imran, said that a person was repeating the same speech that he were giving for the closing two decades. However, she stated, it became not smooth to “lie to” the human beings of the united states.
She stated, Imran, in the course of his government had taken loans well worth Rs25,000 billion and “passed over the us of a’s financial system to the IMF”.
“People recognise the man who raised the fees of atta, power, fuel and medicines and [is responsible for] unemployment [in the country],” she said.
“Imran Khan does not have the braveness for the prison bhaor tehreek,” she mentioned, announcing it would be better for the PTI leader to visit the courts and face the cases in opposition to him.
Referring to Imran, she said people have been looking at Article sixty three 1F of the Constitution under which a mentally sick person can’t end up a member of parliament.
The information minister cited that Rs471 billion obtained through the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government from the Centre had now not been used to cut down militancy, including that the PTI became now wondering the federal government over terrorism in the united states.
Federal Minister of State on Poverty Alleviation Faisal Karim Kundi asked why PTI chairman became getting bails in cases towards him if he was “fond of going to jail”.
“Imran’s action and language will land him in prison. PTI members first hurl threats after which ‘beg’. Imran will take a U-turn on prison bharo tehreek too,” he stated in a declaration.
Taking a dig at Imran, SAPM Attaullah Tarar noted the PTI leader had been “misled”, pronouncing, within the jail bharo tehreek, bail pleas inside the cases which are being heard and pending are withdrawn.
“Will Khan saab withdraw bail applications in foreign funding, cypher and Toshakhana instances, and will different [PTI] members additionally visit prison,” he wondered in a tweet.
Reacting over the PTI leader’s declaration of beginning the prison bharo tehreek, Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) Spokesperson Hafiz Hamdallah requested Imran to lead by using example.
“You (Imran) have commenced the ‘drama’ of jail bharo tehreek when you see which you are about to be arrested,” he stated in a declaration.