LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party staged a protest demonstration outside the Lahore Press Club on Friday against the Nawaz Sharif government for letting General Pervez Musharraf leave Pakistan.
The protesters alleged that Musharraf was allowed to go abroad under a secret deal, as the government did not pursue serious charges like high treason against him in the courts. They demanded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down immediately.
The workers were carrying placards and banners inscribed with slogans against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Gen Musharraf. They condemned the secret deal between the two and called them close buddies, playing enemies in the public. The termed it the darkest day for democracy when nation helplessly watched the worst dictator being flown out without any hindrance.