LAHORE: (APS) JULY 1,2016– The security personnel who stopped the car of Dr Uzma, sister of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, and misbehaved with her in Lahore on Friday were part of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur’s protocol team, revealed APS News.
PPP leader was in Lahore since Thursday afternoon and stayed in the city till Friday afternoon and presided over important meetings in the Bilawal House regarding the upcoming elections in Azad Kashmir.
Talpur also presided over the meeting of PPP women wing and left for party leader Asim Gujjar’s residence at 12 in the afternoon. After condoling with Gujjar over the death of his mother, Talpur left for Islamabad.
However, Asim Gujjar gave a new twist to the whole incident by stating that Azad Kashmir president Sardar Yaqoob paid him a visit to condole over his mother’s death, adding that members of his squad stopped a few cars.
Gujjar stated that Dr Uzma came to her home while shouting and complaining that she was harassed. PPP leader stated that he apologised to her over the unfortunate happening.
At the other hand, Zardari House spokesperson stated that party leader Talpur was present in Islamabad and took part in an iftar party organised for overseas Azad Kashmiri citizens. Claims of the presence of a car related to Talpur’s protocol squad in Lahore circulating in media were also rejected.
Earlier, Dr Uzma Khan on Friday accused that one of the vehicles in the motorcade of Prime Minsiter (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz hit her car.
Dr Uzma stated that one of the police vehicles initially stopped her car followed by another one slamming in it. She also complained of being harassed by men wearing police uniforms who were deployed over the security of some prominent personality. She accused that the vehicle that hit her car was part of Maryam Nawaz’s motorcade.
However, spokesperson of the Sharif family rejected the allegations leveled by Dr Uzma adding that Maryam Nawaz was in Islamabad when the incident occurred.
Furthermore, it was also stated that Imran Khan’s sister should learn to tell the truth instead of lying like her brother.
The spokesperson stated that Maryam Nawaz has gotten over the nerves of Dr Uzma, adding that the latter sees the former in her dreams as well.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Tallal Chaudhary stated that Dr Uzma should deny her claim if she has made a mistake and she needs to apologise if she has lied.
Tallal said that Maryam Nawaz was neither in Lahore nor was there any movement of a high-profile personality going on.
Superintendent Police (SP) Model Town Amara Ather stated that no reports regarding VIP movement in Gulberg was received earlier neither had anyone registered any complaint in the Firdous Market or the Gulberg police station.
SP Ather said that efforts were being made by the police to retrieve the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) camera footage of the area where the incident occurred in order to get hold of the facts.