PML-N Leader Talal Choudhry Beaten Up In Faisalabad Over Alleged Harassment Of Female Party Lawmaker
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Talal Choudhry was beaten up by unknown men in Faisalabad, resulting in two fractures in his left arm and head injuries.
A report in ARY News claimed that the PML-N leader underwent surgery at a private hospital in Lahore after he was roughed up by the brothers of PML-N MNA Ayesha Rajab Ali over alleged harassment of the lawmaker. However, the family of the lawyer denied any link to the incident.
The incident occurred in Faisalabad two days back when two unknown persons roughed him up. The ARY News said that the brothers of MNA Ayesha Rajab Baloch had ‘beaten him up for allegedly harassing her, as a result of which he suffered arm fractures and head injuries’.
The incident was also shared by PM’s aide Shahbaz Gill in a tweet. He said the government will take action against Talal over such ‘thuggery’ He said the Faisalabad police must take action against Talal and deploy security at her house.
طلال چوہدری کی معزز خاتون ایم این اے کو ہراس کرنے کا واقعہ افسوس ناک ہے۔حکومت اس پر ایکشن لے گی اور عائشہ صاحبہ کی اس گنڈا گردی سے ہر صورت حفاظت کرے گی۔فیصل آباد پولیس کو اس پر فوری ایکشن لینا چاہئیے اور معزز رکن اسمبلی کہ گھر پر پولیس سیکورٹی تعینات کریں۔اور قانونی کاروائی کریں pic.twitter.com/THARw15bjm
— Dr. Shahbaz GiLL (@SHABAZGIL) September 26, 2020
In response to the tweet of the PTI leader, journalist Zahid Gishkori wrote: “Spoke to a brother of MNA@AyeshaRajabAli1. He says they condemned those who attacked Talal who is like a brother to him and his sister. Their sympathies are with Talal and his family, he told me a while ago.”
Spoke to brother of MNA @AyeshaRajabAli1. He says they condemned those who attacked Talal who is like brother to him and his sister. Their sympathies are with Talal and his family, he told me a while ago. https://t.co/38HYgz4p1s
— Zahid Gishkori (@ZahidGishkori) September 26, 2020
The senior leadership of PML-N, Ahsan Iqbal and Marriyum Aurangzeb, reportedly expressed ignorance of the incident when approached by media.