SWABI: Jamaat-i-Islami provincial chief Senator Mushtaq Ahmad Khan claimed on Thursday that under the new agreement with IMF the prices of petrol and electricity would be regularly increased in the country, which would make life more difficult for the people.

Addressing the party workers’ convention in Yar Hussain here, he said that the government had been toeing the policy line of IMF and did not think about welfare of the masses, as inflation had reached new heights.

He said the Pakistani nation had never seen such a senseless government because the masses were crying, but the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf leaders did not take notice of their difficulties.

Mr Khan said the events of the last few days had made it clear that PTI was not in a position to take any result-oriented step and its leadership had failed to deliver.

He said the PTI leaders should immediately leave power because their government could prove dangerous for the masses. He said the country’s institutions had been weakened, while nothing had been done for people’s welfare so far.

COUPLE KILLED: A couple was killed and their son seriously injured in a road accident here on Thursday, said Rescue 1122 and police officials.

The couple and their son were on way from Topi city to Karnal Sher Khan Kallay on their motorcycle, but when they reached near Sharifabad they faced the accident due to a mistake by their son who was driving the bike.

SHO Ajab Durrani said the biker was trying to overtake a truck from the wrong side.

Rukhsar Ali, an eyewitness, said after falling on road the couple was hit by a truck. The deceased were identified as Falak Sher, 54, and his wife, 45, and their injured son as Hayat Khan, 30.

Meanwhile, unidentified assailants shot dead one Zala Mohammad of Tarakai village. The cause of the murder was not known.

Published in Dawn, November 26th, 2021

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