Former Senate Chairman Nayyar Bukhari booked for slapping policeman

Former Senate Chairman Nayyar Hussain Bukhari was booked in a case after he slapped a policeman over snap-checking in Islamabad.

Bukhari, who is a senior leader of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and a sitting senator, arrived at a local court where a police guard at the entrance wanted to conduct his snap checking.

Irked by the act, Bukhari slapped the police official and barged into the court, it was reported. “Don’t you know who am I?” Bukhari said, according to an eyewitness.

Meanwhile, IG Islamabad Tariq Masood ordered Bukhari’s arrest after police registered an FIR against him in F-8 police station of Islamabad.

Bukhari is a senior PPP leader from Islamabad and has served as Chairman of the Senate from March 2012 to March 2015.

Bodyguard of the former chairman Senate resorted to torture as well. Reportedly, the victimized security guard brought the matter in sessions judge’s notice but he did not pay heed.

Inspector General (IG) Tariq Masood Yasin has said that police personnel offer sacrifices of their lives for safety of VIPs and should not be treated the way Bukhari did. He has vowed to set an example out of the case for future.

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