Jamhoori Wattan Party (JWP) workers had a scuffle with PTI leader Qasim Suri at a private hotel in Kohsar Market, Islamabad, Geo News reported Friday.
The latest incident came after a group of people chanted slogans against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s delegation and misbehaved with JWP chief Shahzain Bugti at Masjid-e-Nabawi.
According to the police, Qasim Suri and other PTI leaders were sitting at a hotel when a group of people came there and started chanting anti-PTI slogans.
Shahzain Bugti’s supporters in Islamabad attack former deputy speaker Qasim Suri in retaliation of what happened to Shahzain in Saudi. Very unfortunate. pic.twitter.com/q5ldqDpLJy— Murtaza Ali Shah (@MurtazaViews) April 28, 2022
After exchanging heated arguments, there was a scuffle between the PTI leaders and JWP supporters after which the JWP workers flee the scene.
After the incident, Qasim Suri, in a video statement, said that he was sitting in a hotel and suddenly a group of people came and attacked them.
“People present at the spot raised slogans and threw chairs towards the attackers,” he said.
Qasim Suri went on to say that Pakistan has changed now, people present at the scene have responded to the attack of JWP supporters, adding that, “due to pressure by the masses, the attackers fled the scene.”
Suri has filed an application for the registration of an FIR at the Kohsar police station.
Courtesy : GeoNews