Owais Tappi threatened when complained about his corruption: Dr Asim

Dr Asim Hussain and Owais Muzaffar
Former federal petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain has accused former president Asif Ali Zardari’s foster brother of being concerned in “every kind of corruption” throughout Pakistan Peoples Get together’s present authorities in Sindh.

“I didn’t know Owais Muzaffar earlier than,” Dr Hussain says in a ‘confessional’ video clip that emerged on Wednesday evening. The 80-second lengthy clip, apparently reduce out from an extended video, went viral on social media and was screened on a number of tv channels.

The previous federal minister is at present within the custody of Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) in Karachi. He was first arrested by the paramilitary Rangers on expenses of corruption and facilitating terrorists in August 2015.

Earlier than he was handed over to NAB, Dr Asim remained in police custody for a short while and was given a clear chit.

Although a variety of alleged confessional statements of Dr Asim have been leaked by regulation enforcement businesses and NAB previously, that is the primary time a video has been launched. NAB officers, nonetheless, have neither confirmed nor denied the video.

Within the video, Dr Asim is seen carrying a white shalwar kameez and sitting on a solitary chair within the room. Through the brief clip, he talks notably in opposition to Muzzafar.

“When the second (PPP) authorities [in Sindh] got here to energy, he [Muzaffar] got here to the fore and have become the digital CM,” Dr Asim claims including that Muzaffar was raised by Zardari’s mom.

“He [Muzaffar] was concerned in every kind of corruption, all kinds of tasks and land [grabbing]. He by no means let a possibility cross, any CCTV venture or the rest.”

The previous petroleum minister, who additionally headed the Ziauddin Hospital in Karachi, narrated how he uncovered a rip-off Muzaffar was concerned in. “As soon as a physician advised me {that a} vaccine which prices Rs600 has been bought at a value of Rs1,000 and is now being bought at a market in Multan,” he mentioned including that upon investigation the docs’ claims have been proved.

Being an in depth confidante of Zardari, Dr Asim mentioned he complained to the previous president concerning the matter.

“I complained to Zardari and requested him to elucidate to [Muzaffar] that every little thing else that you’re doing is separate, at the very least don’t play with the well being and lives of individuals,” he says. “After I complained, Muzaffar threatened me that ‘I will provide you with such a vaccine that you’ll keep in mind it perpetually. Cease talking in opposition to me.”

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