Zardari reacts to raid on close aide Anwar Majeed’s house


Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday commented on the raid on Anwar Majeed’s house carried out by law enforcement agencies earlier today.

Speaking to media during a visit to Mazar-e-Quaid on the occasion of the founder’s birth anniversary, Zardari said he has relations with Anwar Majeed.

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“Yes, I have relations with Anwar Majeed. As for what happened to him and why it happened, ask the Interior Minister about it,” he said.

Zardari said he was undergoing medical treatment in London and has travelled to Pakistan after permission from doctors.

The former president said he will talk about his party’s four demands on December 27.

He said he is certain Dr Asim will get justice, adding that he remains in contact with Dr Asim and his lawyers.

Zardari said on the occasion Pakistan will strengthen from today onwards and requested all to always stay optimistic.

Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) conducted a raid at the house of former president Zardari’s close aide Anwar Majeed in Defence Housing Authority Phase 8 area, in the early hours of Sunday.

Huge cache of arms were recovered hidden inside the house, according to LEA officials. Two security guards present at the residence were also taken into custody.

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