Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leaders on Saturday rejected a report that get together Chairman Imran Khan had allegedly married for the third time.
The News in an article published on Saturday claimed that Khan married a lady, whom he considered his religious chief, in a secret ceremony on January 1. Mufti Saeed, who had officiated Khan’s second marriage with TV anchor Reham Khan in 2015, reportedly carried out the nikkah, in response to The Information.
The report additionally mentions the situation of the alleged marriage, saying it occurred in “Sector Y of Defence Housing Authority, Lahore, on the residence of an in depth confidante of the bride who additionally occurs to be a pal of a PTI chief”.
PTI’s chief whip Shireen Mazari termed the report “ridiculous” and “pathetic”, saying that Khan’s “detractors” have been making up tales about his marriage now that they might not accuse him of corruption after the Supreme Court gave the party leader a clean chit in the disqualification case last year.
In a subsequent tweet, she reminded everybody that Khan’s marriage was nobody’s enterprise.
Political secretary of the PTI chief, Awn Chaudhry, took to Twitter to vehemently deny the report, saying that he had “categorically denied the veracity of this planted gossip”.
In one other tweet, he stated that whereas he wished that Khan finds a life companion so he can get married, the matter was not associated to politics.
In response to The Information’ report, Chaudhry denied that Khan’s marriage had taken place. Nevertheless, the story claimed that he was one of many witnesses at Khan’s nikkah.
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PTI spokesperson Naeemul Haque was additionally quoted by The Information who, like his colleagues, denied that any such incident had taken place.
“Contemplating my 35-yr-lengthy affiliation and retaining in view the truth that I’ve been aware about his private life, I can say with absolute confidence that nothing like this occurred,” he was quoted as saying. He additional stated that if Khan have been to marry, he would achieve this after the 2018 basic election.
Mufti Saeed, nevertheless, was hesitant to touch upon the matter, in accordance with the report.
The PTI chief has been married twice earlier than. His first marriage was with Jemima Goldsmith, daughter of a British billionaire in 1995. The couple divorced in 2004.
Khan’s second marriage to Reham Khan dissolved 10 months after a public ceremony had taken place in January, 2015.
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