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PTI Chairman Imran Khan. — File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Wednesday that all the persons mentioned in the Supreme Court verdict as having taken funds from the ISI should keep away from politics till they were cleared after an investigation.

He called upon the Election Commission not to allow those politicians to take part in the upcoming election and said such a restraining order should be valid till the outcome of an inquiry by the FIA into the funds the ISI used in the 1990 elections.

Speaking at a press conference at the PTI’s secretariat, he said the FIA chief should directly work under the supervision of the Supreme Court on the issue.

Mr Khan said the FIA should have started an inquiry against Nawaz Sharif several days ago but the government, he claimed, was not ready to launch the probe.

Mr Khan demanded an inquiry into the murder of Justice Munir.

Comments (7) Closed

Amir Bangash Nov 15, 2012 05:28am
All those who received money, are otherwise ineligible to contest elections in Pakistan because they have stolen public mandate and national money.
manghirmalani Nov 15, 2012 05:17am
He s absolutely right , People who have accepted funds from Army and ISI should be asked to leave politics or should be banned all there life , these monies were donation from USA and UN for poor human beings of Pakistan .
caramelizedonion Nov 15, 2012 04:16am
IK, the only person asking the right questions
Mansoor Sajid Nov 15, 2012 06:40am
It makes sense that politicians accused of having received money from ISI should be barred from election until proven not-guilty. I wish these politician had the ethical values to having taken such a decision on their own.
Indusonian Nov 15, 2012 03:25am
Vote for PTI to build a new Pakistan.
Cyrus Howell Nov 15, 2012 03:28am
IK is on the correct side of this issue.
M Rafique Nov 15, 2012 05:00am
What about journalists/column writers who have taken the money