ISLAMABAD – Azad Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider stated Sunday that he was ‘hurt’ by the sedition FIR lodged towards him and different leaders of the PML-N, including that if he was summoned for the probe, he would go in handcuffs. 

“I was hurt when I got to know about the [sedition] FIR,” he stated, talking at particular programme of a non-public TV channel. “If three-fourths of the PDM’s representatives are Modi’s agents, then a question rises on Pakistan’s existence.”

Haider stated that he had not requested anybody to exclude his title from the FIR, including that the event was ‘unfortunate’. “If I am summoned for the [sedition] probe, will arrive in my government car with handcuffs on,” he stated.

Saying that he would reside and die in Pakistan, the AJK prime minister stated his spirits wouldn’t be lowered, including that his affiliation with the nation would additional strengthen.

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He stated that it was not attainable for a standard man to have included such provisions within the sedition FIR. “They didn’t even have the courtesy to apologise to me over a telephone call,” he stated.

Haider stated that the prime minister of Pakistan, no matter whoever assumed the mantle, was respectable within the eyes of the AJK authorities. Nonetheless, he stated that when the prime minister himself says that Modi is behind the opposition, then such FIRs are registered.

“This FIR is evidence of moral bankruptcy and enmity against the state,” he stated. “Even the Mader-e-Millat (Mother of the Nation) was declared a traitor. Developments such as these weaken a nation,” he added.

Speaking about final month’s All Events Convention (APC), the AJK prime minister stated that discussions had been held solely on how to make sure Pakistan functioned in accordance with regulation.

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Haider stated that he had not determined but about taking part instantly within the PDM’s motion towards the federal government. “The government of Pakistan has not taken steps according to people’s expectations after Modi’s August 5 move,” he stated.

Earlier this week, police had clarified that the case towards former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for delivering provocative speeches from London “to defame Pakistan’s institutions” was not filed on behalf of the state.

In an announcement, a spokesperson of Lahore police had stated {that a} first info report (FIR) towards the ex-premier and different senior PML-N leaders together with Azad Kashmir’s PM Raja Farooq Haider was lodged on the grievance of a citizen.

The clarification from the police got here after PM Imran’s “extreme disappointment” over the event and robust response from the opposition events.

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The Shahdara police had registered the FIR on October 1 beneath sections 120, 120B, 121, 121A, 123A, 124, 124A, 153, 153A and 505 of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and Part 10 of Prevention of Digital Crimes Act 2016 towards the PML-N management.

The police spokesperson had stated the stories circulating within the media that the FIR was filed on behalf of the state or a state establishment weren’t true and the case was filed on the grievance of a citizen, Badar Rasheed, son of Rasheed Khan, a resident of Mohallah Khurshid Park, Shahdara.

“While processing the application as per the rules, Shahdara police had registered the case under the provisions of the law,” he had stated, including, “the investigations are underway on merit and action would be taken only against those found guilty of the charges”.