I am victim of business rivalry, alleges Jehangir Tareen

Latest Update: September 9, 2016 | 249 Views

ISLAMABAD: PTI leader Jehangir Khan Tareen has accused the ruling party for using parliamentary forum against him in business rivalry.

Speaking on the floor of the House, Secretary General PTI Jahangir Tareen said reference against him was filed inappropriately.

Replying to his objections, NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq said he forwarded the matter to the Election Commission on merit and you have the right to approach court if you have objections.

PML-N leaders Daniyal Aziz, Talal Chaudhry and Maiza Hameed had submitted the reference against Imran Khan and Jehangir Tareen last month.

The reference sent against Tareen alleged that during General Pervez Musharraf’s government, he, being a Federal Minister, received Rs 101 million as loan from the Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) in the name of Tandlianwala Sugar Mills, which was written off in 2005. Therefore, he concealed facts while submitting his nomination papers for general elections in 2013 and a by-poll in 2015.


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