Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry, commenting upon the arrest of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest, hinted on Friday that Shehbaz’s arrest is the first in a series of detentions that are to follow.

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday arrested Shehbaz Sharif in connection with the Ashiana Company scam. The information minister said, “Major arrests are about to be made.”

Fawad Chaudhry further said, “The process of accountability will continue and the government has a zero tolerance policy towards corruption.” The Punjab Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan also commented on the PML-N president’s arrest and said, “The services of the former provincial chief minister are bearing fruit now.”

“All members of the former government involved in corruption will soon be behind bars,” he said, adding that the nation will from now on keep hearing good news.