Journalist accuses Zartaj Gul of abuse of power

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul is facing accusations of using her influence to clear hear name in an FIR.

TV journalist Ghardiah Farooqi said that she had lodged a case against Ms Gul with the FIA Cyber Crime wing for slander and defamation.

Taking to Twitter on Thursday, the journalist accused Zartaj Gul of forcefully closing down her complaint with the help of Interior Minister Ijaz Shah.

“So madam ZartajGul playing all dirty tactics to misuse her position to clear her name from an FIR by me reporting slandering by her in FIA CyberCrime. Now Interior Min Brig Ijaz Shah pressurised FIA and got the case closed at Lhr. Another misuse of power!,” Gharidah tweeted tagging Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Your Interior Minister Brig Ijaz Shah misused his power and got a case shut down forcefully in FIA Lhr against Minister Zartaj Gul of slander/defamation filed by me. She has again misused her power. Is this your Naya Pakistan, sir!?,” she added. 

The state minister is yet to respond to the allegations.