LAHORE (Muslim Times) – Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Parliamentary party on Friday while strongly reacting to the arrest of Shehbaz Sharif in Ashiana Housing Scheme scam by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), said that the Leader of Opposition cannot be arrested without the permission of National Assembly Speaker.
In a statement issued by the Parliamentary Party of the PML-N on Friday, targeting those who served the masses on the basis of being political opponent has already damaged the country and nation.
The one who was applauded by the world including China and Turkey has been arrested by the NAB, the statement said.
The statement further said that the ex-Punjab CM had dedicated his life to the prosperity of the nation.
“The unfortunate history of using NAB against political opponents was being repeated,” the statement said and added his arrest ahead of the by-elections shows that the government is scared of the PML-N.