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Friday, March 18, 2011

Punjab govt ready to pay Diyat for Dr Aafia’s release: Rana Sanaullah

LAHORE, March 18 : Provincial Law Minister and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah has said that release of Raymond Davis was against the public aspirations and the Punjab government did not play any role in setting him free.

Talking to media persons outside Punjab Assembly on Friday, Rana Sanaullah said that the PML-N led provincial government was ready to pay Diyat to US for the release of Pakistani neurologist Dr Aafia Siddiqui.

He said that the heirs of people shot dead by Raymond Davis who accepted Diyat were the real characters involved in release of the murderer and not the provincial government.

The provincial law minister said that the entire nation was aware about the fact that who played role in the release of US culprit and the Punjab government could not be held responsible in this regard.

He said that masses were justified in holding protest demonstration against the release of Raymond Davis but they should follow the rules the regulations while protesting and don’t take law in hand, nor should attack public lives and property.

Sanaullah said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Moonis Elahi was arrested by the FIA in National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) corruption scam and the provincial government has nothing to do with the case.

He said that PML-Q leader has been declared accused by the court and he should return the looted public money.

To a question, Sanaullah said that the PML-N Quaid Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif was feeling much better now but he will take time to fully recover.

The PML-N leader ruled out the PPP charges of halting the development projects initiated by sacked PPP ministers and said that his party do not believes in political vengeance. Development work on projects started by sacked PPP ministers was underway with good pace and provincial government is providing appropriate funds for the said projects, he maintained.

He said that if PPP still wanted to wrestle with provincial government, it was free to do whatever it desires.

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