MITHI: The former Chief Minister Sindh, Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim has said that he had joined Pakistan Tehreek-I–Insaf to work together with an honest person like Prime minister Imran Khan to do something better for the people of Sindh and Pakistan.
Dr Rahim said that he met with PM Khan in Islamabad along with Mukdoom Shah Mehmood Qurashi, PTI MNA from Thar Dr Ramesh Kumar Vankwani and his son Arbab Ibrahim Rahim on Thursday and during the meeting he exchanges the views with Prime Minister and discussed the political situations of Sindh.
He said that the corrupt PPP leadership had created the great mess in every department and pushed the people of the entire Sindh towards backwardness depriving them of all the basic amenities of life. Dr Rahim claimed that he was given a huge responsibility to further organize and strengthen PTI in Sindh adding he said that people of Sindh and supporters of the party would soon hear some ‘ more good news. adding he said that of Sindh had already become sick of the corrupt and inefficient rulers of Sindh, who according to him, only tried to loot and plunder the resources of Sindh during the past 13 years. Dr Rahim said that Imran Khan had shown grave concerns about the worst governance by PPP rulers, the plight of the people and he himself was interested to bring some basic reforms by allocating more funds.
The former chief minister once again lashed out at PPP rulers in Tharprkar district for using the police against his supporters in Tharparkar and other districts of Sindh. ” The SSP Tharparkar Hassan Sardar Niazi has let loose the reign of terror on my supporters and voters on the directions of local PPP leaders” he added and asked SSP Niazi to stop committing atrocities on the peaceful people of Thar” he added and said that with the registration of more and more cases on the false and fabricated charges, the patience of their supporters had already exhausted and they could took to the roads and streets in the towns of Thar and other districts. He said that police officials were even humiliating and threatening the lawyers who were pleading their cases in Mithi and other towns. ” This is the worst ever political victimization being committed by Tharparkar police without any let or check with the sole aim only to pressure our supporters and voters and to change the political loyalties” adding he said that though he was a simple and upright person yet he knew how to protect his supporters from such ugly tactics . He said that the highhandedness of the police could be judged from the fact that lawyers of Thar Bar Council had threatened to boycott the court proceedings against the callous and abusive attitude of police officials towards them.
Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim also expressed his deep anger and indignation over the death of mining company’s worker, Dodo Bheel. Dr Rahim asked the officials of the coal mining firms to treat Tharis as equal citizens of Pakistanis and provide them the jobs and royalties of their resources. Dr Rahim demanded a through probe and exemplary punishment to those, who were involved in the murder of Dodo Bheel.