ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Ex-Servicemen Society (PESS) has strictly rejected the allegation of caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Nisar A Memon that ex-soldiers are participating in politics and taking law into their hands. Talking to SANA, Media Coordinator of PESS, Brig. (Retd) Salaam, said the ex soldiers were not playing politics of any kind. He added that they had no intention of taking law and order into their hands. He said that whatever they were doing was all within the premises of law.
He said that Pervez Musharraf was also the part of their community after his retirement. He said that it was in the best interest of the country that they advised Pervez Musharraf to leave the presidency so that politics and stability of the country remained intact. He alleged that the president had legally and morally become controversial adding that as ex soldiers, it was their duty to warn him and take steps for the betterment and security of this country and nation.
He said that it was not good for those persons who had been brought into politics for the protection of their personal and others’ interests to advise others and talk about the security of country. He advised the minister to stop disseminating wrong and baseless information about them. He said that whatever demands they had made or would make, would be in the national interest and they would remain above politics.-SANA