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Speaker Asad Qaiser responds to allegations of his involvement in ‘horse-trading’ video

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Speaker Asad Qaiser responds to allegations of his involvement in 'horse-trading' video

Speaker  of the Nationwide Meeting Asad Qasier on Wednesday rubbished allegations that the “horse-trading” video was shot at his official residence. 

The Nationwide Meeting speaker took to social media to disclaim any involvement within the matter, saying that the video had been shot on the Speaker Home in Peshawar. 

“The place that you see in the video is from the Speaker House in Peshawar. I have no link whatsoever with this episode,” he stated.

Qaiser additional stated that in 2018, PM Imran Khan had knowledgeable him about a number of PTI MPAs promoting their votes for cash, including that the complete get together had determined to take motion in opposition to the PTI MPAs who had been concerned within the controversy.

“Statements like these are only an attempt to deflect from the actual issue,” he stated, referring to the assertion in opposition to him by former PTI MPA Mayar.

Former PTI lawmaker Ubaid Ullah Mayar confesses to taking Rs10 million in bribe

A day earlier when the video went viral on social media, former PTI MPA Ubaid Ullah Mayar confessed that he and the opposite lawmakers from the get together had obtained Rs10mn as bribe to promote their votes.

Talking to Geo Information, Mayar had stated that he had taken the cash on the “directives of the then chief minister of KP, Pervez Khattak.”

Mayar had stated that the PTI-led provincial authorities had “paid Rs10 million to all MPAs.”

He had stated that incident passed off on the Nationwide Meeting speaker’s home and it was the “provincial government which paid money to the MPAs and then made a video.” He went on to say that he was “not aware of being filmed at the time of receiving the money.”

“At that time, Pervez Khattak had formed a committee of 17 MPAs and asked us to vote for them, paid us the money, and promised to give us party’s tickets,” he had alleged. 

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