Former prime minister Imran Khan has requested President Arif Alvi to institute an “instant inquiry” in opposition to Normal Qamar Javed Bajwa (retired) for “violating his oath” as military chief.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Fawad Chaudhry introduced the occasion chief’s request on his Twitter account and likewise shared the letter written by Imran to the president.
“Some very disturbing info has now come into the general public area whereby it’s clear that Gen Bajwa (retd) as COAS violated his oath of workplace repeatedly,” stated PTI Chairman Imran in a letter dated February 14.
The previous premier, within the letter, added that Gen Bajwa (retired) had “admitted to journalist Javed Chaudhry that we thought-about Imran Khan harmful to the nation if he continued to remain in energy”.
He went on to ask: “Who gave him the ability to resolve that an elected prime minister was supposedly a ‘hazard to the nation if he continued to remain in energy’?”
“Solely the individuals by elections can resolve who they wish to elect because the prime minister. Taking such a proper on himself is in clear violation of his oath as given in Third Schedule Article 244 of the Structure,” Imran wrote.
He then referred to a YouTube vlog made by journalist Aftab Iqbal, saying that, in line with Iqbal, “Gen Bajwa instructed him in dialog that he had tapes of Imran Khan’s conversations with him”.
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Calling it a “severe violation” of Bajwa’s oath in addition to of his personal elementary human rights, Imran requested, “the query is why and beneath what authorisation was Gen Bajwa recording confidential conversations?”
The previous PM then listed Normal Bajwa’s alleged admission that he “managed to get Nationwide Accountability Bureau case in opposition to (former finance minister) Shaukat Tarin dismissed”.
“A transparent violation of the Constitutional oath as a result of the military itself is a division beneath the Ministry of Defence and civilian official autonomous establishments (NAB) don’t come [under] navy management,” Imran wrote.
Concluding his letter, the previous PM wrote, “it’s your constitutional obligation as President and as Supreme Commander of the Armed forces to take this instant motion and institute an inquiry in order to determine whether or not such grave violations of the structure and oath of workplace beneath the structure have taken place.”
The event is the most recent in a sequence of statements made by the PTI chief over the previous military chief’s alleged involvement within the no-confidence vote that resulted in his ouster as PM final yr.