Karak, January 29 Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that a vilification campaign had been started against him only because he wanted across the board accountability.
He was addressing a big public meeting at Karak where well known social figure and trader of the area Shabbir Khan Khattak, announced his joining the JI along with more than 350 colleagues.
Sirajul Haq said he was demanding ruthless accountability of the corrupt whether they were from the government or the opposition.“ If this is a crime, I would accept my guilt and fight against corruption at every front until the plunderers were jailed”, he added.
He said that the JI had launched its drive against corruption much before the Panama leaks and now it had become public demand. He said he had tried for evolving a system to check corruption.
Sirajul Haq said that Pakistan and corruption could not coexist and added that if some five to six thousand corrupt people were to be sacrificed to secure the future of two hundred million people, this would not a bad bargain.
He said that the solution of the problems facing the country and the nation lay in the Islamic revolution, and added that corrupt people could not bring about this revolution.