PM Imran takes notice of slapping incident, telephones anchorperson Sami Abraham
The premier expressed sadness over the incident and asserted that he would not encourage act of an individual which tarnishes someone's self respect.
'It is inappropriate to stretch the difference of opinion to personal enmity,' the premier was quoted as saying by the local media.
A few days earlier, Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain was named in a complaint after he slapped anchorperson Sami Abraham.
The incident took place last Friday during a wedding ceremony in Faisalabad wherein the minister exchanged heated comments with Bol TV anchor, Sami Abraham before slapping him in front of everyone.
A police complaint lodged by Sami Abraham states he was in Dynasty Hotel to attend the wedding ceremony of Mian Rasheed’s daughter when the incident happened.
Sami Abraham, in his application, requested the authorities to take legal action against Fawad Chaudhry for abusing him and threatening him of dire consequences.
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As soon as the journalists expressed sympathy with Sami Abraham, the minister contended that journalism was in danger because of yellow journalists, calling for a campaign against it.
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