PPP dares PML-N to file case against Musharraf for toppling Nawaz Govt. in 1999

February 22nd, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI  

Pervez Musharraf

Lahore, Feb. 22 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party leader Qasim Zia has dared the Pakistan Muslim Legue-Nawaz to start legal proceedings against former President Pervez Musharraf for toppling the Nawaz Sharif government in 1999, instead of blaming PPP for taking Musharrafs dictatorial policies forward.
Addressing a press conference, Zia said the PML-N should take the case of General Musharraf to the court of law and get him arrested, adding that the PPP would never hinder such a move.
PPPs former Punjab president, Zia also quashed Sharifs allegation that President Zardari was behind his potential disqualification from seeking public office, The Dawn reports.
On the contrary, it was the PPP that had gone into appeal against Sharifs disqualification by the Lahore High Court last year, he said.
It was also the PPP leadership which brought the PML-N back into election, which the latter had boycotted at the death of Benazir Bhutto, Zia said adding, PPP has never deviated from the constitutional and democratic path.
Had the PPP leadership not been sincere with the democratic process, it would not have convinced the PML-N to take part in the election process and before that it was Bhutto who paved the way for return of Sharif brothers into the country, he said.
The PPP had never tried to topple the PML-N government in Punjab, rather, to ensure political stability in the state, it had insisted on being part of the provincial government, Zia said. (ANI)

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