Islamabad [Pakistan], November seventeen (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and previous Primary Minister Imran Khan declared on Wednesday that he will consider authorized motion versus Pakistani channel “Geo News”, its anchor Shahzaib Khanzada and Dubai-based mostly businessman Umar Farooq Zahoor for levelling baseless allegations versus him for providing an costly wristwatch that he purchased from Toshakhana, ARY News documented.
This arrives a working day following businessman Umar Farooq Zahoor claimed that Farah Khan, a shut good friend of Khan’s spouse Bushra Bibi, fulfilled with him in Dubai and marketed him the costly Graff wristwatch, which was gifted by the Saudi Crown Prince to Imran Khan.
Getting to Twitter, Imran Khan, as quoted by ARY News, explained, “Adequate is adequate. Yesterday Geo and Khanzada supported by Handlers slandered me via a baseless tale cooked up by a identified fraudster and internationally needed felony.”
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The previous key minister even more explained subsequent the allegations he has spoken to the legal professionals and ideas to sue Geo, Shahzaib Khanzada and the fraudster not only in Pakistan but also in the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.
On Tuesday, Zahoor claimed that Farah Khan fulfilled with him in Dubai and was instantaneously fascinated since the luxurious watches were being “exceptional and priceless”.
“[She] instructed me the historical past of the enjoy and explained that they were being gifted to Imran Khan by the Saudi prince. She explained she needed to provide these on Imran and his wife’s behalf,” Dawn quoted Zahoor as declaring.
Zahoor recalled that he was in awe following viewing the enjoy since it was a “minimal version piece, extremely exceptional in the world”. He explained he received an appraisal of the enjoy accomplished as effectively, in accordance to Dawn.
“They [the PTI] needed to provide the enjoy for USD 4 to USD 5 million, but following negotiations, I ordered it for USD 2 million,” he explained, including that the payments were being manufactured in dollars on Farah Khan’s insistence.
The Toshakhana challenge in excess of the sale of condition presents obtained by Imran Khan grew to become a key sticking stage in countrywide politics following the Election Fee of Pakistan disqualified the PTI main for building “wrong statements and incorrect declaration.”
“In March 2019, previous accountability minister Shahzad Akbar explained that he experienced a established of watches and if I was fascinated, I ought to get to out to Farah [Khan] (a shut aide of Imran’s spouse Bushra Bibi) as she essential assist and failed to have any asset purchaser,” Dawn quoted Zahoor as declaring in an job interview with Geo News.