Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Police on Tuesday registered a case against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s security guards for attacking a cameraman associated with a private television channel.

A video footage of the incident shows Wajid Ali, a Samaa TV cameraman, filming Sharif as he was leaving the Parliament House when the security guards attacked him.

The video shows the guards chasing the cameraman, who ran away to save himself but was eventually caught by the security guards who kicked him in the face.

Nawaz Sharif's guards have beaten up a cameraman Wajid Ali Syed during coverage at National Assembly

Nawaz Sharif's guards have beaten up a cameraman Wajid Ali Syed during coverage at National Assembly

Posted by Daily Pakistan Global on Monday, December 17, 2018

The victim, in the FIR, said he was covering the Parliament session and when he started filming the former premier who was coming out of the Parliament, the security guards of Nawaz attacked him.

Ali said he tried to run away but the two of the guards caught up him and beaten him, adding that one of the security guards threatened to kill him.

The FIR has been registered against the former prime minister’s chief security officer, Shakoor, and the other two unnamed guards.