ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan in a pre-recorded video message for the 76th Independence Day mentioned Pakistanis ought to wrestle for justice and equality as solely a rustic which supplies significance to justice and benefit thrives.

“Pakistan was a dream of Allama Iqbal and Mohammad Ali Jinnah (Pakistan’s founder), whose entire struggle was to liberate the Muslims of (undivided) India by establishing a state like Medina whose leaders ruled over the world,” mentioned the previous prime minister, who’s serving a three-year jail time period following his convicted in a corruption case.
“They dreamed of such a Pakistan where the most important thing was justice and equality and the law protected the weaker section of the society from the powerful people,” the cricketer-turned-politician mentioned, including that solely a society which supplies significance to justice thrives.

The Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief mentioned that Pakistanis don’t must search for alternatives in different nations when justice, which inspires benefit, prevails in Pakistan.
“Merit and justice together will bring prosperity in Pakistan,” the 70-year-old chief mentioned, interesting to Pakistanis to wrestle for the betterment of their nation.
“No matter wherever you go, you won’t find a place better than Pakistan. So let’s make this country better by struggling together for Pakistan’s independence (from the claws of injustice and inequality),” Khan mentioned.
He added that the way forward for Pakistan will probably be shiny solely when everyone seems to be handled equally earlier than the legislation.
Khan is presently lodged within the Attock jail after being convicted within the Toshakhana corruption case. The Election Fee following his conviction barred the politician from taking part in political actions for 5 years.
PTI Core Committee on Monday expressed considerations that Khan might undergo from “slow-poisoning” and demanded that preparations be made to immediately present him home-made meals and water, The Information reported.
The PTI additionally strongly denounced the “unjustifiable delay” within the listening to of the bail software of Khan, who faces a number of expenses of corruption in addition to terrorism.
The PTI leaders expressed deep concern over maintaining Khan in Attock jail in sheer violation of guidelines and the pointless delay within the choice on the plea to switch him to Adiala jail.
They mentioned that after the “darkest decision of the most controversial and biased judge, the prejudice and partiality of the chief justice of the Islamabad High Court was becoming a key contributor to the murder of justice”.
The PTI Core Committee lamented that the graves of the Structure, elementary rights, democracy, and justice have been being dug within the nation with the assistance of such particular judges.
Khan has been on the centre of political turmoil since he was ousted final yr from energy in a no-confidence vote, elevating considerations about Pakistan’s stability because the cash-strapped nation offers with an financial disaster.
Khan, who has denied any wrongdoing, was arrested at his Lahore home and is presently in Attock jail the place his authorized workforce and social gathering say dwelling circumstances have been the worst {that a} former prime minister has been stored in.
The Islamabad Excessive Courtroom can be listening to a plea by Khan through which he seeks to be shifted to an A-class jail cell in Adiala jail. PTI PY