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Knew about plans to oust government in July last year: Imran Khan

Governor Punjab Omar Sarfraz Cheema calls on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa for help in ending Punjab crisis

Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has said that he came to know of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s plan to oust his government as far back as July last year.

In a recent podcast interview, Khan revealed he did not want the former intelligence chief to be changed in winter last year as there was a possibility of civil war in Afghanistan. He said such a conflict would have an in impact on Pakistan adding that many soldiers have been martyred since the independence of Afghanistan.

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Meanwhile, Punjab Governor Omar Sarfraz Cheema has called on the army for help in leading the province out crises plaguing it for months. He wrote to the Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa asking him to play role in the chaotic times saying the province was being held hostage.

Cheema tweeted that if the army chief “provides me with one subedar and four army jawans, I will personally get the unconstitutional, illegal and fake chief minister (Hamza Shehbaz) arrested and throw him in jail.”

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The Punjab governor also made the decision to send a reference against Lahore High Court’s Justice Jawad Hassan to the Supreme Judicial Council for an “illegal decision” of calling on the National Assembly speaker to take oath from the chief minister-elect Hamza Shehbaz.



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