ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal threatened on Monday to resign after he and senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leaders were barred from entering an accountability court trying deposed premier Nawaz Sharif.
Iqbal, Talal Chaudhry, Pervaiz Rashid, Raja Zafarul Haq and Danial Aziz were accompanying the deposed premier for his second appearance before a NAB court. However, only Nawaz was allowed entry inside the court premises.
Speaking to the media outside the court, Iqbal said, “This morning the chief commissioner informed me Rangers have taken control of the command and barred entry to anyone except Nawaz Sharif.”
Upholding that closed door trials were only held during martial law, the interior minister announced strict action against those who “challenged the