Panama Leaks: The Sindhi version

  • What a tangled web we weave…to deceive

Even to otherwise sensible and aware people, the accusations constantly cropping up about massive organised corruption committed by politicians, bureaucrats, Public Service Enterprises’ heads and all manner of underlings and hangers-on of the powerful, may appear a mere mirage, or deliberately overblown much ado about nothing, but the harsh reality is quite different and represents a savage indictment of the country’s rapacious elite. Behind the hype definitely lies a reeking scandal of massive proportions, the suspicious smoke emanates from a roaring bonfire and linkages unambiguously point towards involvement of the highest in the land. Such pecuniary (leaving aside intellectual dishonesty and outright ‘fake news’ or lies) scandals regarding leading public figures have become a worldwide phenomenon, with many succumbing to the temptation of lining their own bottomless pockets instead of working for the general uplift and good.

Conviction in such cases is no easy matter,

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