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Petition seeks Nawaz Sharif's live speeches be banned

Petition seeks Nawaz Sharif's live speeches be banned

"This is something that then UPA Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his government had categorically stated before the entire world community which led to definite sanctions against Pakistan", said Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala.

On Monday, a petition to register a treason case was filed against Sharif, on the grounds that his comments could potentially hurt the nation's security and its institutions. 68-year-old Sharif asked while talking to reporters outside an accountability court in Islamabad, where he is facing corruption charges.

He said, "I reject the NSC's May 14 statement as it is based on misperception..."

According to the alleged media report, it said, Nawaz Sharif, former finance minister Ishaq Dar, former governor of State Bank Ashraf Wathra and former deputy governor of State Bank Saeed Ahmed were allegedly involved in money laundering of $4.9bn. "Hence, I am privy to realities". "The statement by the former premier benefited India and appeared prejudiced towards the state's safety and the interests, and that apparently Sharif is guilty of high treason as well as offences punishable in terms of the Official Secret Act, 1923 for which he deserves to be proceeded in accordance with law", the petitioners said. We should find out who laid the foundation of terrorism in the country. "A decision should be made about who is a patriot and who is a traitor. The national commission should be tasked to find the cause of these issues". "To try and protect his wrongdoings, he is not only willing to destroy all Pak State institutions, including army, NAB, SC, but also the future of our country", said the former cricketer.Sharif admission is a rare from a top Pakistani leader, in an interview to Dawn, he said that militant organisations were active in the country and questioned Islamabad's policy to allow "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in Mumbai.

"Even at that time, the same things, getting our house in order, were being discussed in an NSC meeting", he said, referring to a meeting of the body in 2016.

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar will record statement in the accountability Court in Avenfield reference today (Wednesday). Abbasi said the PML-N chief's comments were "misreported" and "misinterpreted".

Sharif's remarks have sparked a debate in Pakistan with his opponents criticising him for toeing the Indian line while many praised him on social media for having the courage to speak the truth.