Polarization Prevails Following Khawaja Asif’s Arrest

Khawaja Asif's Arrest
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Former Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif was arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Islamabad on four charges, including owning more assets than his reported income can justify, providing false sources of income and accumulating undue assets while in public office.

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Khawaja Asif’s arrest has created a polarizing buzz in the political scenario. The opposition and PML-N supporters have criticized the arrest.

Chairman of Qoumi Watan Party, Aftab Sherpao also condemned the arrest

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PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif termed Asif’s arrest “a drama the likes of which he had never seen in his life.”

Hina Parvez Butt also condemned the arrest and warned Prime Minister Imran Khan

According to NAB, Asif was elected as senator in 1991.  He hid his illegally gained assets by transferring them to other people’s names. In 1991 he had assets worth Rs5.1 million but in 2018 they were worth Rs221 million.

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On the other hand Govt and PTI supporters consider the arrest as a great gesture of accountability and actions against corruption.

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The arrest also came days after the opposition parties demanded Imran Khan’s resignation over allegations of election rigging and interference of Pakistan army in political matters.

Some people also criticized the arrest as there were many other important issues like poverty and price hike, but govt is more interested in arresting opposition.

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