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'Fazlur Rehman should be tried under Article 6,' says PM Imran

'Fazlur Rehman should be tried under Article 6,' says PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday declared that Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman should be tried for treason for remarks regarding the ouster of government.

"There should be a case under Article 6 against maulana for his statement regarding the ousting of the government," he said, during an informal conversation with journalists.

Earlier this week, Rehman said that he had ended his Azadi sit-in because he had been given assurances that Prime Minister Imran will step down and elections will be held in three months. The JUI-F had staged a 13-day (from Nov 1 to 13, 2019) sit-in on Kashmir Road in Islamabad that came to an abrupt end as the party chief announced going for Plan B, blocking various major roads across the country.

The premier, his conversation today, also commented on the country-wide shortage of wheat and sugar and revealed that there has been and investigation in the matter.

"The names of Jahangir Tareen and Khusro Bakhtiar did not crop up in initial investigation," he said.

More to follow.

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