What does the Asghar Khan case have to do with PM Imran Khan?

December 31, 2018

The FIA submitted a report in the Supreme Court on Saturday and basically said it can’t pursue the Asghar Khan case because of lack of evidence.

But what is this case and why is it so important for the country?

To start with, it was filed in 1996 by Air Marshal Asghar Khan against the presidency, then army chief and then ISI chief, accusing them of giving a helping hand in the creation of the IJI and toppling the PPP-led government.

Several high-ranking politicians were also involved. But what does it have to do with Prime Minister Imran Khan?

Amber Shamsi, the host of SAMAA TV’s programme Sawaal (The Question), talks about how it’s a test case for the prime minister and raises several questions about it has always been close to his heart.

She also discussed the possible reactions of the PML-N and PPP to what the premier does.

 
 
 

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