Bushra Bibi serves authorized discover to Maryam for defamation

PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz (left) ex-PM Imran Khan’s spouse Bushra Bibi  — AFP/Instagram/File
  • Bushra Bibi serves authorized discover on Maryam over corruption allegations.
  • Unconditional apology sought from Maryam for defamation inside 7 days.
  • Discover warns PML-N chief of prison case if allegations not retracted.

ISLAMABAD: Bushra Bibi, the spouse of former prime minister Imran Khan, on Thursday served a authorized discover on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Organiser Maryam Nawaz for defamation over corruption allegations.

The previous first girl despatched a authorized discover via her counsel, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Advocate Faisal Farid.

Within the discover, an unconditional apology has been sought from Maryam for allegedly defaming Bushra Bibi inside seven days.

The discover said that the ruling celebration chief made false and baseless allegations in opposition to the ex-premier’s spouse in Lahore on Could 1.

The authorized discover warned {that a} prison case can be initiated in opposition to the PML-N stalwart if she didn’t retract her allegations in opposition to the previous first girl.

The textual content of the speech, whereby Maryam allegedly hurled allegations, has additionally been made a part of the authorized discover.

The discover mentioned Maryam is working a “malicious marketing campaign” to defame Bushra Bibi and her household.

The event comes two days after PTI senior chief Fawad Chaudhry introduced that Bushra Bibi had determined to lodge a prison case in opposition to the PML-N chief over bribery allegations.

The PTI’s senior vice chairman, in a press convention in Islamabad, had mentioned the ruling celebration chief alleged that Bushra Bibi was taking bribes for getting official paperwork signed by the authorities through the earlier PTI-led authorities.

“She has by no means participated in any political actions […] she was solely seen visiting panahgahs [shelter homes],” the PTI chief remarked.

Even if the previous first girl is an apolitical individual, Fawad mentioned, Maryam continued to hurl allegations in opposition to her.

“Due to this fact, Bushra Bibi has determined to ship a authorized discover to Maryam Nawaz for making baseless allegations,” he mentioned, including that the discover might be adopted by the submitting of a prison case in opposition to the PML-N chief.

Maryam, who can be the senior vice chairman of the PML-N, has again and again accused the previous first girl of receiving bribes — together with a diamond set in return for utilizing her affect in official decision-making through the tenure of the Imran Khan-led authorities.

The PML-N chief had alleged that Farhat Shezadi, an in depth of Bushra Bibi, remained actively concerned in working the day-to-day affairs of the Usman Buzdar-led Punjab authorities and would additionally obtain bribes for official switch and postings of the officers.

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