KARACHI. Sindh Information Minister Saeed Ghani on Monday refused to appear before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), terming it “the beginning of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s use of federal institutions in Sindh”.
“I don’t know the rest, but I will not appear in front of the FIA,” Ghani said.
In his speech at the Sindh Provincial Assembly meeting, Ghani said that the FIA had summoned him, Nafisa Shah and several other PPP leaders to attend the meeting on August 13, and warned that if they fail to fulfill their obligations, they will adopt the law. action.
Ghani claimed: “In Masood-ur-Rehman Abbasi’s speech, the BJP leader’s goal was a man named Muhamamd Sohai Sajidan) people’s wishes.”
He said that all of them [PPP leaders] condemned Rahman’s speech.
“Rehman was issued a show-cause notice on July 18 as soon as I came across the video clip,” said Ghani, adding that Rehman was terminated from the party membership on July 22.
According to Ghani, some of the PPP workers have been called to Islamabad.
“I contacted FIA director-general and asked him to conduct the investigation in Karachi if they want to interrogate anyone,” said Ghani.
He criticized the FIA notification sent via WhatsApp and said that he did not know about the individuals who had been arrested, and he did not know how many more would be summoned.
The FIA’s cybercrime circle issued call-up notices to 15 PPP leaders, including Ghani and Nasir Hussain Shah, on August 12 and 13 over the case pertaining to alleged use of foul language against Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed.
According to FIA officials, during the investigation of the hate speech case against him, traces of contact with the convened PPP leader were found in Abbasi’s mobile phone.
FIA officials said that in addition to the PPP leaders, seven other high-level officials were also called.