Lahore: Estranged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Khan Tareen on Monday denied reports of contacts with opposition’s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).
The PTI leader said in conversations with media figures, several lawmakers and ministers that he is not afraid of any investigation and has never asked for a stop to the case against him.
Jahangir Tareen also said that his cases against him are not criminal in nature and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has nothing to do with them as everybody knows that the lawsuits were filed because of some other reasons.
Referring to meeting of pro-Tareen group with Prime Minister Imran Khan to voice their concerns on the cases, Jahangir Khan Tareen said that meeting between his friends the premier was productive and Imran Khan assured that justice will be done. Tareen also claimed that he enjoys support of many people from within the party.
Earlier, Jahangir Tareen and his son appeared in court, and their temporary bail period was extended to May 19. At the hearing, the judge also instructed the relevant personnel to complete the investigation as soon as possible.