Imran Khan's reaction over the SC decision

Imran Khan's reaction over the SC decision

KARACHI - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan reacted over the Supreme Court verdict in the case brought by the PML-N's Hanif Abbasi, has said he "thanked God for being cleared in this fake case filed by a drug dealer."

The drug dealer comment was targeted at Abbasi, who currently faces charges of illegally selling ephedrine that was used in the manufacture of illicit substances. "How fitting that money launderer Nawaz Sharif came after me through a drug dealer," Khan said.

He maintained that he had presented a clear money trail and sixty documents in the case despite never having been a public office holder.

Therefore, Khan added, he should not be compared to the Sharifs, who had presented only one document — the Qatari letter — "which everyone knows is fake."

The PTI chief also expressed regret that the Supreme Court had disqualified PTI leader Jahangir Tareen, whom he described as an upright citizen and one of Pakistan's highest tax-paying politicians.