‘Nothing but respect for her,’ Khawaja Asif apologises for raid at Justice (retd) Nasira Iqbal’s house


Defence Minister Khawaja Asif addressing at the flooring of the Nationwide Meeting in Islamabad, on Might 24, 2022. — YouTube/PTVParliament

ISLAMABAD: Following the raid on the place of dwelling of Justice (retired) Nasira Iqbal,  Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Tuesday famous that the federal government had not anything however admire for her, providing his apologies. 

After PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s announcement of the Azadi March against Islamabad, the Punjab Police raided the homes of a number of PTI leaders past due Monday evening. It additionally incorporated the home of  Senator Walid Iqbal who’s the son of the retired pass judgement on. 

Consistent with the studies, the gate of the retired pass judgement on’s place of dwelling used to be damaged all the way through the raid.

Justice (retd) Iqbal launched a video remark after the incident and stated {that a} crew of 8 law enforcement officials raided the place of dwelling at 2am and broke their front gate.

“They only got here to look whether or not Walid Iqbal used to be at house or now not. Neither did they’ve a warrant, nor had [Walid] dedicated a criminal offense. However in spite of this, they entered our area by means of drive. This occurs in a society the place dacoits are in energy,” the retired pass judgement on, the daughter-in-law of the poet of the country, Allama Iqbal, stated.

In his speech all the way through the Nationwide Meeting consultation, the defence minister apologised for the over the top use of drive all the way through the raid on the retired pass judgement on’s place of dwelling.

“However I need to say this with the maximum admire that condemnation must now not be selective. It must be above celebration strains,” Asif stated, noting that in spite of Justice (retd) Nasira’s son being a member of the PTI, he condemned the raid.

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The defence minister added that if a political employee repeats the similar language as their chief, then they negate their political identification. “A political employee does now not use phrases corresponding to jalao gherao (vandalism).”

The defence minister’s remark comes because the political tensions within the nation heightened after the federal cupboard determined to not let PTI move forward with its lengthy march to be able to steer clear of the unfold of “fitna” and “fasad“.

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