Published: Wed, March 14, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Shoe thrown at Imran Khan during rally

Shoe thrown at Imran Khan during rally

GUJRANWALA: Police on Wednesday released a man after brief detention in a case pertaining to a shoe attack that was aimed at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan.

The PTI chief is visiting towns and cities across the country to aid the party's ongoing membership campaign.

A person in attendance at a political rally addressed by PTI chief hurled a shoe at him to mark disrespect of the political leader.

PTI district president Ijaz Janjua said on Tuesday Imran Khan would arrive at Multan Airport at 12 in the noon where party's South Punjab office-bearers would receive him.

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Before his questioning began, Lee stood before throngs of reporters and apologized to the public for causing concern. Should he be arrested, he would be the second former president behind bars on corruption charges.

He said as many as 15 people were interrogated in connection with the incident.

On Sunday, an Islamic seminary student hurled shoes at ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif during a function at the Jamia Naeemia seminary in Lahores Garhi Shahu area.

Todays incident is the third such attack on politicians in the span of a week. Furthermore, on Saturday a man threw ink at Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif during his speech at the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) workers' convention in Sialkot, The man was taken into police custody.

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