In a country where political leaders have been outed as having received funding from Osama bin Laden, and where investigations led by the Supreme Court have found that an entire generation of politicians were bankrolled by the ISI, this matter should not trouble PTI.
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday constituted a team to trace and arrest those running a negative social media campaign on the tragic incident of army helicopter crash in Balochistan. The decision comes after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said belittling and ridiculing the sacrifices of martyrs was horrifying. PM called it a ‘moment of reflection’.
PTI chairman Imran Khan on Friday decided to run himself alone for the by-elections for all the nine seats that fell vacant after the National Assembly speaker had accepted the resignations of his party’s lawmakers. The PTI chairman made his decision public after the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced the by-polls in the constituencies on September 25.
The army has strongly condemned what it called “hurtful and derogatory” comments made by a certain group of people following the helicopter crash in which six army officers embraced martyrdom. When the news of the army helicopter going missing came, certain people on social media started making derogatory comments, wishing for the presence of top military leadership on the missing chopper.