NA Speaker takes notice of PML-N leaders’ scuffle with PTI supporters

March 11, 2021 6:21 pm by Web Desk

A shoe can be seen hurled at PML-N’s Ahsan Iqbal as he stands with other PML-N leaders, surrounded by PTI supporters. Photo: Geo News screengrab
  • Speaker Asad Qaiser forwards matter to Senior Parliamentarian Council.
  • Council to investigate incident thoroughly and issue report in 15 days.
  • A shoe had been thrown at PML-N’s Ahsan Iqbal while another person had hit Musadik Malik outside the Parliament.

ISLAMABAD: Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser has taken notice of the scuffle involving PML-N leaders and PTI supporters outside the Parliament on March 6.

PTI supporters had surrounded PML-N leaders outside the Parliament when they had arrived to hold a press conference to condemn the government.

Read more: PTI supporters, PML-N leaders come to blows; shoe thrown at Ahsan Iqbal

This occurred when Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived at the Parliament on the same day to seek a vote of confidence from the National Assembly.

The NA speaker forwarded the matter to the Senior Parliamentarian Council, which will investigate the matter and issue a detailed report on it after 15 days.

TV footage of the incident had showed PML-N leader Musadik Malik being hit from behind, following which him and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chased down the man who pushed them to deliver some retaliatory blows.

A Peshawari chappal was also thrown at Ahsan Iqbal as he stood on a platform and shouted slogans criticising the government.

Police, meanwhile, was nowhere to be seen.

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