LAHORE (Staff Report) – In a moment when #RehamKhan became the top discussed topic on micro-blogging website Twitter following the Friday news of divorce between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and his second wife Reham Khan, many activists demanded the party to tender an unconditional apology to renowned journalist Arif Nizami for his online bashing after he broke the news of possible separation of the couple.

Arif Nizami had claimed that Imran Khan and Reham Khan were on the verge of break up around a month ago, however PTI leaders and workers, including Imran Khan, dismissed his report terming it completely false and baseless. Nizami also received online trolling and bashing by PTI supporters for breaking a ‘false’ news.

“Arif Nizami” became the top trending topic on Friday, where Tweeps acknowledged that his news report was based on facts and PTI’s bashing was unjustified. They also demanded PTI workers and top leadership to say ‘sorry’ to Arif Nizami.

Imran and Khan and Reham Khan, both confirmed their divorce, however they quashed the rumors of financial settlement in their tweets.

Earlier on January 7 this year, the couple tied knot in a simple ceremony in Islamabad, after weeks long denial to claims of Arif Nizami that said the couple was set to marry.

Imran Khan had previously married British national Jemima Goldsmith but later the they decided to part their ways. The couple has two boys from their marriage.