Najam Sethi Takes Aim at Imran Khan, Blasts him for Political Statements

Imran Khan had said that appointing Najam Sethi as Pakistan Cricket Board chief was a reward for his efforts to rig elections and help Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

updated: August 12, 2014 12:38 IST
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Najam Sethi has slammed Imran Khan for his statements against him which claimed that he received political favours.

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Former PCB chairman, Najam Sethi on Monday, hit back at criticism and allegations made against him by cricketer-turned-politician, Imran Khan by stating that being made the head of the cricket board was a "punishment" for him and not a "reward."

Imran, who is going to lead a free Pakistan march to Islamabad on August 14, said on Monday, that Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif rewarded Sethi for helping him rig the last elections by making him Chairman of the cricket board.

"It was a reward for Najam Sethi who is the acting Punjab Chief Minister in the caretaker set up supported the rigging process," Imran claimed.

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