ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry in its reply in contempt of court case against Imran Khan has told Supreme Court (SC) there is marked contradiction in words and action of Imran Khan
The reply further said SC order was in the knowledge of central leadership of PTI. Leadership of PTI gave wrong statement before the SC about court’s orders. PTI leadership incited party workers to reach D-Chowk. This caused damage to property.
The interior ministry has filed PTI leaders tweets, video message and calls record in SC.
The interior ministry has taken plea in its reply Imran Khan gave wrong statement in its reply. Imran Khan and PTI had already evolved planning to reach D-chowk before launching long marc h. On May 24 Imran Khan issued a special message in the name of nation. On May 25 morning , invitation was given from official account of PTI to participate in Haqiqi Azadi march. PTI leaders Faisal Javed, Shireen Mazari, and Manza Hassan made tweets for reaching D-chowk.
What PTI said that Asad Umar gave directions to go to H-9 ground is against the facts. On May 25 afternoon, Imran Khan reiterated his determination to go to D-chowk in his two speeches from container. Both of the speeches of Imran Khan were run live on PTI official account. PTI claim of jamming mobile phones also runs contrary to the facts. Evidences are there that social media was used persistently during PTI long march. PTI leaders who were on container made tweets continuously on their social media accounts and shared video messages. PTI leaders gave interviews to different channels from container which were impossible if jammers were there. PTI tweeted about supreme court order at 6. 22 on May 25 evening.
After SC order Fawad Chaudhry also persuaded the workers through tweet to reach D-chowk. Asad Umar participated through live call from ARY news at 11.47 night.
The reference to websites of different channels and tweets of the journalists is included in the ministry of interior reply.
It was told in the written reply Chief Commissioner Islamabad rejected PTI application in connection with public meeting in H-9 which was not challenged any where.
The interior ministry through its reply once again requested the SC that Imran Khan and PTI have deliberately violated court order therefore, contempt of court proceedings be initiated against them.