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Shehbaz slams Imran for ‘destroying Peshawar’

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif said on Saturday that he would quit politics if his arch rival Imran Khan announces that he could make Peshawar like Lahore. “The PTI has totally destroyed Peshawar,” Sharif said. “We will break all the previous records of public service if we win the next elections.” The former Punjab CM also…

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I will reveal the list of people Shehbaz wanted me to kill in two days: Abid Boxer

Abid Boxer has said that in two days he will reveal a list of people whom Shehbaz Sharif wanted to have killed. Abid, whose real name is Abid Hussain Qureshi, is wanted in over a dozen cases of murder, attempted murder and land-grabbing. In February, the media reported that the former Punjab police officer was…

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The caretaker Punjab govt and PTI are the same: Shehbaz Sharif

There can be no doubt in people’s minds that the caretaker Punjab government and PTI are one and the same, said PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif. Speaking to the media in Peshawar on Friday, the former Punjab chief minister said there is no difference between the caretaker government and PTI, accusing the former of dancing to…

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Court grants Abid Boxer interim bail till Aug 4

Former Punjab police inspector Abid Hussain Qureshi, also known as Abid Boxer, has been granted interim bail in all cases against him till August 4. He is wanted in multiple cases of murder and attempted murder. Abid appeared before the sessions court in Lahore on Friday. Accepting his bail plea, the court ordered him to…

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What does Shehbaz Sharif have to do with Abid Boxer?

Khara Sach host Mubasher Lucman said that he had received a video message from Abid Boxer, a former Punjab police officer wanted in multiple murder, attempted murder and land grabbing cases, alleging that former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif wants to have him killed. He also claimed that he has been framed in false cases…

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Who is Abid Boxer?

Abid Boxer, whose real name is Abid Hussain Qureshi, is wanted in over a dozen cases of murder, attempted murder and land-grabbing. In February, the media reported that Abid was arrested in the UAE after a red warrant was issued for him and he was brought back to Pakistan with the help of Interpol. However,…

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There is no evidence of corruption against my brother, says Shehbaz

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif visited Rajanpur on Wednesday and said there is no evidence in the investigation against his brother Nawaz Sharif. Speaking at an election rally, he criticised the treatment of his brother, calling the case against him “very weak”. He said on his first night at the Adiala Jail, Nawaz was made to…

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Shehbaz has rejected Nawaz’s ‘khalai makhlooq’ narrative, claims Qureshi

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Vice-Chairperson Shah Mahmood Qureshi has claimed that PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has rejected his brother Nawaz Sharif’s narrative that the establishment is secretly victimising the party by meddling in politics. Qureshi asserted that after Nawaz’s arrest, Shehbaz has been following his own policy in the PML-N, which he called a ‘big change’. “I…

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GDA not a threat for PPP in Sindh: Bilawal

PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said on Tuesday that he does not consider Grand Democratic Alliance a political threat for his party in Sindh as ‘they are nothing but a puppet coalition’. Talking to the media in Islamabad, Bilawal said that if they had done anything, they would not have tried to come in power…

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Police open criminal cases against 17,000 PML-N workers

Police have opened criminal cases against nearly 17,000 workers of the PML-N over breaking election rules, a statement said on Monday, as the country prepares to go to the polls next week. The latest 16,868 cases, which the police statement said were registered in Punjab over the past four days. The statement gave no details…

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Police opens terrorism investigation against PML-N 10 days before election

Copies of two separate FIRs named PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif and a number of other key figures

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Shehbaz Sharif rigged 2013 election, claims Khan at Jhang rally

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Sunday alleged that former Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif was involved in rigging the 2013 general elections, SAMAA reported. Shehbaz Sharif, meanwhile, dismissed the allegation, saying that Imran Khan should first look at himself. Imran Khan was addressing an election rally in Punjab’s Jhang city, with general elections just…

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PML-N suspends election activities for a day due to security risks

The PML-N has suspended election activities for a day due to security risks. The party’s president, Shehbaz Sharif, said that incidents in which political parties are being attacked are rising. The former Punjab chief minister said that the election is only 10 days away and foolproof security should be provided to parties. Shehbaz postponed the…

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Bilawal terms ‘press censorship’ as pre-poll rigging

“The press is facing censorship, political activists are being detained, and this is not only a violation of human rights but also pre-poll rigging,” Bilawal said.

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‘You think I will survive?’ Hospital overflows after Mastung blast

Survivors of a suicide blast which killed 128 people as it ripped through a crowded election rally described scenes of panic and horror Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with scores of wounded. The attack in Mastung on Friday, claimed by the Islamic State group, was one of the deadliest in Pakistan’s history. More than…

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The trials of terrorists are held in jails: Shehbaz on Nawaz’s trial at Adiala

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif has condemned the caretaker government’s decision to hold Nawaz Sharif’s trial in the two remaining references at Adiala Jail. “The trials of terrorists are held in jails,” Shehbaz said, addressing a press conference on Saturday in Lahore. “I want to thank the party supporters who gathered in Lahore to welcome their…

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Exclusive video: Nawaz, Maryam being taken into custody at Lahore airport

Former PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have been arrested at the Lahore airport.

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From Avenfield to Adiala: Nawaz, Maryam begin their journey to jail

Nawaz Sharif, the three-time prime minister and leader of the PML-N, and his daughter Maryam are returning to Pakistan from London to surrender to the authorities on July 13. Mr Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in prison for owning assets beyond his income. Maryam was given a jail term of seven years after she…

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Hamza will lead Nawaz’s homecoming rally, if i am arrested, says Shehbaz

The dictators had imposed martial laws in Pakistan in their individual capacity and the majority of soldiers had opposed their actions, Shehbaz said.

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Video: Will go to jail with my children, says Nawaz’s mother

Shamim Akhter, the mother of Nawaz Sharif, said she would not let her son and Maryam Nawaz go to prison alone. “I will also go with them, if they are sent to jail,” she said. “If they are sent to jail, I will also go with them.” Akhter said, “It’s my belief that they are…

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Nawaz is coming back because he loves Pakistan, says Shehbaz Sharif

PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif addressed a press conference a day before his brother Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan, where he said that Nawaz knows he is going to be taken to jail. He is coming back for the people of Pakistan, he said. The PML-N will meet him at the airport peacefully, said Shehbaz, adding…

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