Criminals participating in elections 2018 after accountability: Tahirul Qadri

June 28, 2018

LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday said that all criminals are participating in upcoming general elections 2018 after accountability.

While talking to media persons in Lahore before abroad departure, Tahirul Qadri said that participation in the General Elections 2018 requires to change your old ideology especially in the current scenario.

He asserted that his struggle is for ideology, not to win or lose a seat in the polls.

Earlier on June 23, Tahirul Qadri had announced not to contest general elections 2018.

In a statement regarding Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan, Tahirul Qadri asked, “Why you staged sit-in, when you want ‘electable people’ for the elections.”

He said that the Articles 62 and 63 are not visible anywhere and that his party cannot be a part of the system involved in committing crimes in the name of democracy.

He said that he will continue his fight on principles and also complained for not getting justice over Model Town massacre.

“We are not disappointed and we will continue our struggle for provision of justice,” he added.

PAT Chief said that the families of martyred party workers were being harassed and demanded to suspend the people responsible for the tragedy.