Published: Sun, June 10, 2018
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Akram, others send notice to Imran’s ex-wife for her autobiography

Akram, others send notice to Imran’s ex-wife for her autobiography

The notice includes allegations Reham has made in the manuscript, describing salacious details about Akram and his late wife's sexual life. So far, the cricketer-turned-politician's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, or Justice Party, has been expected to be the main challenger to the ruling party.

Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan reportedly would contest elections from NA-26 Bannu, NA-61 Rawalpindi (Chakwal District), NA-95 Mianwali (Gujranwala District), NA-131 Lahore (Sheikhupura District) and NA-243 Karachi.

Reham Khan, a divorced mother-of-three, was a BBC weather presenter.

While she didn't name them, Reham insists that there are specific incidents of sexual misbehaviours mentioned in the book.

According to media reports, the manuscript of Reham Khan's forthcoming book was liked online, triggering severe criticism from PTI leaders, many accusing her of attempting to malign the PTI founder ahead of forthcoming general elections.

On Monday, Reham had said that Imran is not "sadiq and amin" (honest and righteous) in line with Constitutional provisions as he hid this third marriage for two months.

"When I voted in 2013 for Imran Khan, I didn't know what I was voting for", she says, adding that she won't be voting for PTI again.

Ms Khan, on the other hand, has refused to confirm or deny the contents of her book.

The retired cricketer-turned-political Goliath Imran Khan Wednesday former BBC weather presenter Reham in a whirl of controversy, with some family members unaware the marriage had taken place.

It started when actor, staunch Imran supporter and motor-mouth Hamza Ali Abbasi claimed to have got a manuscript of the upcoming book by Reham which was an all out expose of Imran, his friends, their marriage and his politics. But since she has been met with resistance from Imran Khan and Wasim Akram's side, there's bound to be a long investigation based on her claims. She has charged him with violating Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution by concealing the truth.

She adds, "People have constantly referred to the fact that he's Mr U-turn".

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