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World News | Imran claims Punjab chief secretary forced to sign govt notice: report


Lahore [Pakistan]25th December (ANI): Pakistan Justice Instigation (PTI) Chairman and ex-PM Imran Khan claims that ‘namalooom afraad’ (unknown individuals) pressured Punjab Chief Secretary Abdullah Khan Sombal , requiring it to sign the agreement. The Premier notified the Chief Minister and his Cabinet, Dawn newspaper reported.

The PTI chief made the claim while addressing the media at his Zaman Park residence in Lahore.

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Khan said Punjab governor Muhammad Baligh Ur Rehman had proposed the law with private lawyers including Khalid Ranjha, The Dawn reported. comments and would like Principal Secretary Sumbal to sign the notice.

In response to questions from the media, he claimed the chief secretary had tried to resist “pressure” and wrote to the Premier to appoint a panel of legal experts, but his request was ignored.

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The Dawn newspaper, citing some sources, said that Sumbar was forced to sign the governor’s notice based on the advice of three legal experts. The Chief Secretary responded to the order saying he needed to understand such a serious matter better.

Dawn further claimed that the chief secretary was not detained or harassed, but he was involved in protracted meetings and negotiations.

Pakistan Muslim League (Q) sources also said the chief minister wanted the chief secretary to delay the notification.

PML Q leader Moonis Elahi told the news channel that the Punjab government is investigating who forced the chief secretary to sign the notice, Dawn reported. (Arnie)

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from a Syndicated News feed, the content body may not have been modified or edited by LatestLY staff)


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