Former PM Nawaz Sharif accuses Pakistan’s army chief of toppling his govt

Supporters of Nawaz Sharif gather outside the anti-corruption court in Islamabad on December 24, 2018. (AFP)

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday accused the country’s army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa of toppling his government, pressuring the judiciary, and installing the current government of Prime Minister Imran Khan in the 2018 elections.

“Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, you packed up our government, which was working well, and put the nation and the country at the altar of your wishes,” Sharif said addressing a large protest gathering of opposition parties in the eastern Pakistani city of Gujranwala.

Sharif addressed the crowd via video link from London.

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Last Update: Saturday, 17 October 2020 KSA 23:26 - GMT 20:26