Pakistan PM demands full court panel to probe ‘bid’ on Imran Khan



Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Saturday demanded constitution of a “full court commission” by the Supreme Court to probe the allegations levelled by his predecessor Imran Khan who accused him and the interior minister as well as asenior military official of orchestrating the failed assassination bid on him.
Khan, 70, suffered a bullet injury in the right leg on Thursday when two gunmen fired a volley of bullets at him and others mounting on a container-mounted truck in the Wazirabad area of Punjab province, where he was leading a protest march against the Shehbaz-led government. A day after the attack on him,Khan alleged that three people —PM Shehbaz, interior minister Rana Sanaullah and Major General Faisal Naseer — were behind the botched assassination attempt on his life.
Shehbaz demanded Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial to constitute a “full court commission” to probe the allegations levelled by Khan, the Express Tribunenewspaper reported. Reacting to Khan’s allegations against the unnamed military official, Shehbaz said the PTI chief “is attacking the Pakistan Army like an enemy”. A smear campaign is being run on social media against the military, he alleged. Shehbaz said Khan is a “liar from head to toe” and is trying his best to destroy Pakistan.


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