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Sardar Latif Khosa Aligns With PTI Before Elections

Sardar Latif Khosa Aligns With PTI Before Elections

After months of speculation and media reports, former governor and dissatisfied PPP leader Sardar Latif Khosa officially joined the beleaguered Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday. The 77-year-old Khosa made the move away from the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) several months after his membership was suspended. His suspension came about due to his representation of Imran Khan in the Supreme Court, a move for which he received a show-cause notice. The senior lawyer turned politician defended the head of another political party without obtaining prior approval from the PPP leadership.

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During a press conference in the provincial capital, Khosa announced his decision to join PTI, revealing that he did so at the behest of Imran Khan, the former prime minister who has been incarcerated since early August. This move signifies Khosa’s departure from his longstanding association with the PPP and aligns him with the political landscape of PTI, a decision influenced by his connection with Imran Khan.