Islamabad (October 02, 2017): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Leader Senator Pervaiz Rasheed on Monday called termed the proceeding of NAB reference against Nawaz Sharif in an accountability court as ‘hijacked trial’.
When Rasheed was asked whether Nawaz trial in the corruption case was an open trial, he responded “This is hijacked trial not open.”
“Who has hijacked the trial you better ask this question from Supreme Court,” he advised the questioner while taking to media outsider the accountability court after the hearing of the case.He said that the PML-N leaders were paying the price for their efforts for strengthening democracy in the country. “We will continue to pay this price,” he pledged.Without taking the name of former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who is also facing a number of court cases, he said a “criminal has absconded and an innocent is in the court”.
When asked why then interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan facilitated the exit of former military ruler out of the country, he said: “Nisar couldn’t help us, how could he help him in his release.”