PPP leader slams government for rising oil prices

MARDAN: The central leader of the Pakistan People’s Party and former federal minister, Khwaja Mohammad Khan Hoti, has criticized the government for raising the prices of petroleum products and electricity.

Speaking to the media here, Mr Hoti said the masses had already been hit hard by the rising prices they were facing due to the flawed policies of Pakistan’s previous Tehreek-i-Insaf government.

He claimed that the masses had breathed a sigh of relief with the ousting of the PTI government and it was hoped that the incumbent leaders would streamline its dealings with the IMF in order to control inflation and relieve the people of the country.

Mr. Hoti said that the incumbent government, while carrying out a record increase in the prices of petroleum products and electricity, had caused a storm of rising prices in the country.

The PPP leader has threatened to take to the streets with the people of Mardan against the current government if he also follows in the footsteps of the previous government.

He called on the government to take urgent measures to control inflation.

A MAN KILLS HIS WIFE: A man allegedly killed his wife during a domestic dispute in the village of Shanagharu in Shergar.

Shergar Police Station officials said on Saturday that a Tawakul Khan shot and killed his 45-year-old wife during an exchange of harsh words over a domestic issue.

Police said they registered an FIR against the suspect on the complaint of his 14-year-old son Zahir Gul.

However, officials said their preliminary investigations revealed that the accused first killed his wife, then went to his brother’s home within the confines of Kopar police station in Malakand and also killed him. beaten down.

They said two separate FIRs had been registered against the suspected killer.

Posted in Dawn, June 5, 2022

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