Imran vows to take action against UK newspaper

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief said on Wednesday that his party will take legal action against the Sunday Times that published a report alleging that he was introduced to US to Pakistan Ambassador Cameron Munter in the presence of the Director General of the Pakistani intelligence agency. Imran had earlier termed the report “totally fabricated and false.”



By Afzal Khan

Published: Fri 25 Nov 2011, 12:10 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 12:24 AM

The report claimed that the PTI chief was introduced to Munter in ISI chief Gen. Shuja Pasha’s presence.

The military spokesman and ambassador Munter had also earlier refuted the report.

Nawaz Sharif and his Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) has been protesting that intelligence agencies were backing Imran and had worked for the success of his Lahore rally. Talking to the media at the Lahore airport on return from foreign visit, the PTI chief said: “We have written a letter to The Sunday Times. We have clearly told them if they do not retract their report we will take legal action against them.”

Imran also repudiated campaign against his ex-wife Jamaima Khan by leader of the opposition and PML-N leader Chaudhry Nisar Khan describing her and the family as Jews and accusing them of funding his politics. He said they were Christians and Jamaima embraced Islam when she married him.

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