Sharmila Farooqi's Burberry bag creates chaos in Sindh Assembly

Published: April 11, 2016
Sharmila Farooqui

Sharmila Farooqui

All eyes were on Provincial minister Sharmila Farooqi’s Burberry handbag in Sindh Assembly on Monday — for all the wrong reasons.

The bag, worth hundreds of dollars, caused panic as members of the assembly feared it a bomb in it given that it was left unattended.

As a result, Speaker Agha Siraj Durrani ordered staff to leave the bag in water for some time.

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Although we are pretty certain there was not a bomb inside the bag, there would have been fireworks had Farooqi not returned in time to claim the designer bag.

Note to Sharmila: Not everybody looks at a Burberry tote the way  you do.

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Reader Comments (10)

  • DevilHunterX
    Apr 11, 2016 - 9:05PM

    She looks a little special…Recommend

  • Nouman
    Apr 11, 2016 - 9:50PM

    Oh wow…so she is wears a burberry..hmm….the uniform for chavs.
    Its suits her just rightRecommend

  • Irshan Shah
    Apr 11, 2016 - 10:12PM

    That’s all is left of Pakistan to talk and put in front page news such trivial thing as some ones bag

    Should ask miss farooqi where she got the money to buy 500 dollar bag
    And even she has the money should have better spend it on a good cause.Recommend

  • syed & syed
    Apr 12, 2016 - 1:49AM

    @Irshan Shah: She is not miss and have a husband She should concentrate to have a good family and show her charm to her husband.Recommend

  • Salim
    Apr 12, 2016 - 5:17AM

    I am going to do a 10 day boycott of your paper for wasting my time.Recommend

  • AZL
    Apr 12, 2016 - 9:17AM

    Oh My God she left an expensive bag unattended bought from our tax money.Recommend

  • Raisani
    Apr 12, 2016 - 3:58PM

    She doesn’t have an attractive personality, so poor she, trying to have some attention by these artificial things. Recommend

  • khudeja
    Apr 16, 2016 - 1:56AM

    Now as far as the chaos is concerned, all i see is a sense of calm and peace that prevails in the assembly while the man calmly walks up, collects the bag and waves it around. If one had to plant a bomb, would they really do it in a bag that cost a couple thousand dollars. In my opinion – a cheap mimic bag would be a much less heartless way of blowing up the assembly. Secondly, who knew that you could diffuse a bomb by soaking it. Lesson for all bomb squad people out there, forget the wires, just drown the thing in chullu bhar paani!Recommend

  • Naim Khan
    Apr 17, 2016 - 1:28AM

    Burberry hand bag come on, it may have been a gift, I’m sure she can afford it has we know our politicians are can buy anything from Surrey palace in UK, to apartments in park lane London. Recommend

  • Ali Athar
    Apr 17, 2016 - 8:34PM

    The foundation of this bag was laid by ex-chairman Pakistan Steel Mills Mr. Usman Farooqui.

    The story of corruption continues.Recommend

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