No possibility of army taking over: Nawaz
A confrontation is looming between the Pakistan government and Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif, who is bent on leading a countrywide “Long March” to press for the restoration of sacked judges. The trigger was an overnight crackdown on politicians and lawyers across Pakistan. Raids were conducted and senior PML-N leaders were arrested. Even Tehrik-e-Insaaf chief Imran khan wasn’t spared. The intention of the ruling PPP was to halt the Long March for an independent judiciary by lawyers on Thursday. Nawaz Sharif spoke to CNN-IBN and allayed fears of the army taking over. Read on…
CNN-IBN: There was a huge gathering at Abbotabad on Wednesday led by you. At the same time there has been a crackdown on the leaders of your party, PML-N. Could you tell us whether you have been given information that you will be arrested as well?
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