LAHORE: Former secretary general of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and sugar baron Jahangir Tareen, who is facing cash laundering as well as scams charges in the sugar fraud, is stated to have actually been checking out various other political alternatives to remain appropriate in the current circumstance.
As the Federal Examination Firm (FIA) on Tuesday summoned Mr Tareen and his boy Ali Tareen about the sugar rip-off for April 9, Pakistan Peoples Party’s elderly leader Syeda Shehla Raza declared that a conference between PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and also Jahangir Tareen had been arranged for next week
” There is a possibility that Mr Tareen may join the PPP together with his supporters. If this takes place after that both [Head Of State Imran Khan] Niazi as well as [Punjab Chief Minister Usman] Buzdar will certainly be sent packing,” she said in a tweet.
She likewise stated that Mr Tareen held a conference (hereof) with PPP leader and previous Punjab guv Makhdoom Ahmad Mahmood. Mr Mahmood is a loved one of Mr Tareen.
PPP’s elderly participant declares conference in between Zardari as well as unhappy PTI leader scheduled for following week.
Both Tareen and Mahmood refuted their meeting on this matter. “No fact in reports regarding my conference with PPP leadership as well as joining it [the celebration of Bhutto] A constant propaganda project is being run versus me,” Mr Tareen claimed in a statement.
Speaking to Dawn, Mr Mahmood stated: “All of this [meeting thing] is entirely fake.” However, he did not offer any remark when asked regarding why senior leaders like Shehla Raza would certainly speak about the conference with Mr Tareen if it did not take place.
After the rejection of both leaders, Ms Raza removed her tweet obviously on the directions of the leading party leadership. She did not reply to Dawn’s query in this respect.
A PPP leader from Punjab informed Dawn that some essential political players would quickly rearrange themselves when faced with the PTI government’s failing on every front, specifically on economic situation.
” Mr Tareen, who feels betrayed by his pal Imran Khan, has the assistance of some lawmakers and he is thoroughly playing his cards. He recognizes that FIA’s action against him is not feasible without the approval of Mr Khan for whom he had invested his dollars and also utilized his influence to bring him right into power,” he claimed and also verified that Mr Tareen as well as the PPP leadership had touched. “It is the PTI top management that has actually pressed Tareen to check out other political choices,” he added.
After essentially coming out of the resistance alliance– Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM)– the PPP obtains energetic to elegant its possibilities to develop its federal government at the Centre in the future. “PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari is likewise eager to do well in Punjab in following basic political elections as well as for this function he is admiring stalwarts like Tareen,” the PPP leader said, adding that Mr Tareen had asked some PTI lawmakers, who are close to him, to accompany him to the court on Wednesday (today) where he as well as his son needed to stand for expansion in their interim bond in FIA’s instances.
Separately, the FIA Lahore released call-up notices to Mr Tareen and Ali Tareen for their declared involvement in money laundering as well as scams in the sugar scam, inquiring to show up prior to it on April 9.
The FIA on Tuesday likewise ‘identified’ much more proof versus 10 sugar mills and others in the multi-billion-rupee sugar rip-off and additionally videotaped the statement of an official of PML-N leader Hamza Shehbaz’s sugar mills hereof.
” We have spotted more evidence versus Tandliawala Sugar Mills of Humanyun Akhtar (PTI leader), JDW of Jahangir Tareen, Madina Sugar Mills of Kissan group, Hamza Sugar Mills of Tayyab group, Al-Moiz Sugar Mills, Hunza Sugar Mills of Swera team, Fatima Sugar Mills, Ittehad Sugar Mills and also Sheikhu Sugar Mills for their affirmed involvement in sugar pricing control and also ahead reservation,” a main informed Dawn.
He claimed that some seven even more satta-agents (sugar pricing manipulators) told detectives about the participation of the above sugar mills in the prices adjustment and forward scheduling. “The satta-agents have likewise sent proof versus these mills,” the authorities stated and also included that the satta-agents had actually likewise called 6 fellow representatives working in Punjab.
Senior authorities of Ramzan Sugar Mills coming from Leader of the Opposition in the Punjab Setting Up Hamza Shehbaz and Chaudhry Sugar Mills of PML-N vice president Maryam Nawaz as well as other Sharif member of the family and three other mills showed up prior to the FIA and recorded their declarations. They sought a few days to respond to all queries by the FIA and also submit document.
Jahangir Tareen said in a tweet: “Future sales are a regular part of organization task around the globe. It is made use of to protect future capital for normal company task. It has nothing to do with Satta. All such sales are proclaimed in JDW accounts in their whole.”