Opposition leaders condemn Shahbaz's arrest

Opposition leaders condemn Shahbaz's arrest

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has requisitioned the National Assembly session over party President Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest.

A PML-N delegation headed by Raja Zafarul Haq and comprising Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and Murtaza Javed Abbasi among others visited NA Speaker Asad Qaiser's residence to submit the requisition.

The requisition demands that a debate be held in the lower house over the arrest of the leader of the opposition in national assembly.

Speaking to the media after submitting the requisition, PML-N leader Raza Zafarul Haq said, that Shehbaz was arrested without any reason.”

Former National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said Pakistan Muslim League has requisitioned the National Assembly session after consultation with the opposition.

Hoping that assembly session will be called in the next two days, the PML-N leader said, the session has to be called in 14 days after submission of requisition, however, PML-N has requested the speaker to not wait for the entire 14 days and call the session as soon as possible.

Ayaz Sadiq asserted that Shahbaz's arrest is political victimization. 

Speaking on the occasion JUI-F leader mAulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri also condemned the arrest of Shahbaz Sharif.

Tahira Aurangzeb told PTV that the requisition comprises a demand for holding debate in the house on the arrest of opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif.

She said it has been asked to convene the session immediately.