Imran Khan slams Pak hard-line party chief for 'Jewish agent' comment

Islamabad, Aug. 18 (ANI): Slamming Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman for calling him a 'Jewish agent', Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said the country needed no foreign agent in the presence of people like the Maulana.

Khan alleged that Maulana had assured an American ambassador he would do whatever the United States wanted, if they helped him become prime minister of Pakistan.

The PTI has sent a legal notice to Rehman claiming damages of Rs 500 million for the defamation.

Rehman on August 3 referred to Khan as a Jewish agent, accusing him of working on a foreign agenda.

According to the Daily Times, Khan's response to Rehman's accusation came during a huge public meeting in Lakki city as part of a campaign for PTI candidate for by-poll to the constituency of NA-27.

He said the masses would see the difference between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other three provinces in a month since PTI-led government was introducing a new local government system to empower people at the grassroots level, the report added. (ANI)


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