Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry slaps anchorperson Sami Ibrahim in a private event
Journalist community condemns incident, expresses solidarity with senior journalist
Earlier in June, the senior anchorperson had alleged that some aspects within the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were hatching a conspiracy against Prime Minister Imran Khan to oust him as well as to weaken the Pakistan Military. He affirmed that Fawad Chaudhry was amongst the team who were conspiring versus the incumbent government.
The minister reacted by using slurs against the anchorperson, drawing an extensive objection from politicians, civil society and also participants of the journalist community. He also implicated Sami of blackmailing him when he was the information preacher.
The journalist neighborhood has announced that objections would be held on Saturday to condemn the preacher’s behavior and to express uniformity with the senior reporter.
Federal Minister for Science & Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Friday evening, slapped senior anchorperson Sami Ibrahim at a wedding in Faisalabad adhering to an argument in the wake of the continuous dispute in between both.
On Friday, Fawad tweeted that he has initiated criminal process against the senior anchorperson and also he would undoubtedly educate him a lesson according to the legislation. Nevertheless, later that night, when both of them met at a wedding function in Faisalabad, they had a bitter argument, which resulted in the minister slapping him on the face.