Breaking: Fawad Chaudhry slaps BOL anchorperson Sami Ibrahim
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Friday night slapped senior anchorperson Sami Ibrahim at a wedding ceremony in Faisalabad
- Fawad Chaudhry slapped senior BOL TV anchorperson at a wedding ceremony.
- Both were attending a wedding ceremony where argument erupted.
- Sami and Chaudhary have been toe to toe after senior anchorperson alleged that a group within PTI is conspiring against PM Imran Khan.
- Sami alleged that Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry is also part of the said group.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry slapped senior anchorperson Sami Ibrahim at a wedding ceremony in Faisalabad. It happened following an argument between the two.
The drama rolled after senior anchorperson Sami Ibrahim alleged that some elements inside Pakistan Tehreek i Insaf (PTI) are conspiring against Prime Minister Imran Khan to oust him and to weaken the Pakistan Army. He named Fawad Chaudhary as part of the group that is planning to topple the incumbent government.
The minister responded aggressively, abusing and using slurs against the senior journalist. His harsh response attracted criticism and irked politicians, civil society and members of the journalist community alike.
With the verbal exchange of heated words, Fawad also accused Sami of blackmailing him when he was the information minister.
Fawad announced to initiate criminal proceedings:
Have initiated criminal proceedings against #PoniTail and his abbu jan for defamation another #Tidda must know I saved him in the past from many cases he is too small physically and mentally lesson ll be taught as per law
— Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) June 14, 2019
Fawad tweeted that he has initiated criminal proceedings against the senior anchorperson. With a lot of personal comments directed at the Sami, Fawad said he would teach him a lesson taking the path of law as well.
However, both met on a wedding in Faislabad today and the meeting lead to a heated argument on the ongoing scenario. The fight turned physical, leading to the minister slapping him on his face.
The journalist community has announced protests on Saturday to condemn the minister’s behaviour and show solidarity with the senior media person.
Senior journalists condemn:
طمانچہ سمیع ابراہیم کے چہرے پر نہیں پاکستان کی صحافت اور جمہوریت کے منه پر ہے ۔ صحافی اور صحافی یونین ، پریس کلب اس آمرانہ عمل پر احتجاج کرتے ہیں۔فواد چودھری کو سزا دینا ہوگی ۔ آمریت کا مقابلہ کرنے والے صحافیوں کو دبایا نہیں جا سکتا#juranalist #PMIK #PMLN #ppp #PTI
— Arif Hameed Bhatti (@arifhameed15) June 14, 2019
ایک وفاقی وزیر کی جانب سے سمیع ابراھیم صاحب کو زدوکوب کرنا انتہائی قابل مذمت ھے!
— Dr Shahid Masood (@Shahidmasooddr) June 14, 2019
فیصل آباد میں وفاقی وزیر سائنس اینڈ ٹیکنالوجی چوہدری فواد حسین نے سمیع ابراہیم کو ایک تقریب کے دوران تھپڑ جڑ دیاجس سے سمیع کے گال لال اور عینک ٹیڑھی ھو گئ۔عوام میں دو محب وطن قوتوں کے درمیان ٹکراوپر تشویش کی لہر دوڑ گئ۔مقامی ذرائع
— Syed Talat Hussain (@TalatHussain12) June 14, 2019
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