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Nawaz Sharif assaulted in London by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf activist from Imran Khan party: Reporter

Nawaz Sharif’s guard was injured in the attack, a Pakistani journalist said. (File)

Islamabad:

A Pakistani journalist said on Saturday that former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was attacked in London by an activist from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party of current Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and that further efforts for the arrest of the culprits are in progress. made.

It comes at a time when he is maintaining his attack on the opposition ahead of Sunday’s vote of confidence in the National Assembly, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that while opposition leader and PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif (brother of Nawaz Sharif) takes over, “they will enslave America”.

Ahmad Noorani, the Pakistani journalist currently working for Fact Focus, a Pakistan-based digital outlet, wrote on Twitter: “Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was attacked in London by a PTI activist. Action must be taken in Pakistan against the PTI as now. the party has crossed all limits. Physical violence can never be tolerated. The PTI must be an example now.

He also said Mr Sharif’s guard was injured in the attack.

“Nawaz Sharif’s guard was injured in the attack. Every effort should be made to secure the arrest of the culprits in the UK this evening. The PTI should also be fixed for a few hours,” he said. added.

“Shehbaz Sharif will be a slave to America…he said on a TV show yesterday that beggars are not pickers…what does that mean? Does that mean the poor and beggars are slaves? Ask him (Shehbaz Sharif) who brought Pakistan to such a state. Just because we are poor, should we be slaves?” Imran Khan said while answering questions from television viewers.

Opposition parties said Imran Khan “lost the majority” as some of his allies abandoned him and Shahbaz Sharif would be prime minister.

Imran Khan has attacked Shehbaz Sharif saying he faces allegations of massive corruption.

He also referred to the “threatening letter” from a foreign power and linked the opposition’s vote of no confidence to it.

“The letter says that as soon as Imran Khan is deposed, we will spare you… They had all conspired beforehand that when Imran Khan was deposed, Shehbaz Sharif would come, on whom there are allegations of corruption worth million,” Imran Khan said. .

“Who brought Pakistan to the life machine? These three stooges have taken turns running the country for 30 years, they brought us to this state and now they are asking us to be America’s slaves,” he said. he added.

Imran Khan called Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman “three stooges”.

“They will always be America’s slaves and will make America’s slaves of you all,” Imran Khan said.

He urged people, especially young people, to take to the streets to express their disapproval of the opposition’s decision against him.

The no-confidence motion against Imran Khan’s government must be tabled in the National Assembly on Sunday and he risks losing it.

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