“Imran had fascist plans to extend his reign for 15 years”

Pakistani Power Minister Khurram Dastagir has claimed ousted Prime Minister Imran Khan has “fascist plans” to extend his 15-year rule by disqualifying all opposition party leaders.

Dastagir said he had information that Khan had decided to have all opposition leaders disqualified, from chairman of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and incumbent prime minister Shehbaz Sharif to Ahsan Iqbal, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and all the others. of this year, reported Dawn News.

In this scenario, it was visible that the former prime minister, with the connivance of the powers that be, wanted to sweep away the entire opposition leadership, he alleged.

Supporting his request, the minister recalled that Khan had also announced that the services of 100 judges would be hired to speed up trials against his political opponents, Dawn reported.

Dastagir voiced those views on a private TV show while answering the question about what had driven his party to accept rule of the country for just a year and a half.

He said: “The coalition was formed only because Khan had a fascist plan to attack this country.”

“Today times are difficult, but one must also remember that when talking about the economy of the country, there were questions of democracy, federation and rule and all these aspects had to be considered in a broader context.

While posting the clip of the show on his Twitter account, PTI leader and former minister Ali Haider Zaidi said, “Khurram Dastagir openly admitted that the constitutionally elected government of Imran Khan was overthrown by a plot to save the opposition from corruption cases. It is unfortunate that these thugs are now killing (destroying) the economy.

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