ISLAMABAD – Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed Wednesday said that the opposition was only playing to the gallery by getting more time on media over the issue of audio leak scandal.
They are “playing with the media,” the minister said while referring to the recently leaked audio clip of former chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar in which he allegedly passed directions to someone that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif would have to be sentenced to bring then opposition leader Imran Khan into power — an allegation that the former CJ has outrightly denied.
Speaking at a press conference here at NADRA (National Database and Registration Authority) Headquarters, Sheikh Rashid said that ruling PTI was fortunate enough to have “inefficient opposition” like this. He said that these “video and audio leaks” were only meant to fill the media space for 24 hours a day.
He said that the last three meetings of Pakistan Democratic Movement, an alliance of opposition…