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Nawaz Sharif’s daughter amid exodus at Imran Khan party

Maryam Nawaz said Imran Khan was the mastermind behind the May 9 violence.


Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) First Vice President Maryam Nawaz on Friday told Pakistani President Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan that the “game is over”, following the exodus of senior officials from his party, based in Pakistan. News reported.

Maryam gave the speech in the Pakistani Vehari while addressing the PML-N youth convention. During her speech, she referred to the incidents of May 9, the day of the arrest of the leader of the PTI, triggering violent demonstrations throughout the country.

Maryan, while mocking the PTI over the mass departure of leaders, said there were questions about who was leaving the party.

The exodus of PTI leaders began when security forces launched a crackdown on the party following attacks on civilian and military institutions, including Rawalpindi headquarters and the corps commander’s house in Lahore (Jinnah House), according to Geo News.

More than 70 lawyers and party leaders have split from the PTI for following the chaos of May 9.

“How will the people stand when the leader himself is a jackal? she criticized the former prime minister, who was removed from office by a vote of no confidence in April last year.

“Your people reveal that Imran Khan is the mastermind of May 9 [incidents]she added, according to Geo News.

The senior vice president of the PML-N said Khan was the mastermind of the May 9 “terrorism”, but his workers are facing a counterterrorism court.

Meanwhile, Imran Khan on Friday called for immediate talks with state officials. It comes as pressure mounts on him amid a crackdown on his top aides and supporters that has seen thousands of arrests as well as scores of departures from his party, Pakistani newspaper The Express Tribune reported.

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