Former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrested
LAHORE: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was arrested from Lahore toll plaza on Thursday.
According to details, the former prime minister was arrested by NAB personnel at the toll plaza in Thokar Niaz Beg.
Abbasi was on his way to attend a press conference by former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif. Former foreign minister Ahsan Iqbal was with Abbasi when he was arrested.
According to Geo News Lahore bureau chief, the former prime minister was arrested as he was wanted in the LNG case.
Former Sindh governor Muhammad Zubair said that Abbasi had not been arrested because he was not attending court proceedings.
“Will the looted money return to the country this way?” asked Zubair.
— Ajmal Jami (@ajmaljami) July 18, 2019
A controversial group of bigots and tugs the so called accountability gang has kidnapped ( in the name of arrest ) the ex prime minister of Pakistan Mr Shahid Khaqan Abbasi . This is shameful, disgusting and condemnable with possible harsh words . #ShahidKhaqanAbbasi
— Malak Aatif Khan (@MalakAatifKhan) July 18, 2019
#ShahidKhaqanAbbasi arrested by NAB authorities in lahore while he was on his way to meet MNS at kotlakhpat Jail. A very common thing in the whole scenario is whoever still has a hard stance against the establishment has being picked up by authorities.
— Saif (@Politics4Islam1) July 18, 2019
Oh my god !
Another leader from opposition?
How many PML-N leaders are left to be arrested now? #ShahidKhaqanAbbasi
— Shreya Mukherjee (@ShreyaM08303594) July 18, 2019
— Mr Hum💤a (@pegasaie) July 18, 2019