PML-N MNA apologises for slanderous remarks against PTI lawmaker’s family

Published: March 10, 2017
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Fellow MPs try to stop PTI’s Murad Saeed during a scuffle with PML-N’s Javed Latif. PHOTO: INP

Fellow MPs try to stop PTI’s Murad Saeed during a scuffle with PML-N’s Javed Latif. PHOTO: INP

A Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker who passed slanderous comments against a fellow parliamentarian’s family during a press conference on Thursday has apologised.

“Out of anger, I uttered two such words which were not decent,” ruling party’s MNA Mian Javed Latif admitted on Friday. He had scuffled with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker Murad Saeed in the lobby of the national assembly a day earlier. “Whatever happened yesterday was unpleasant.”

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Addressing media men outside the National Assembly, Latif said he did not want to go into details of whether what he said was right or wrong but admitted that he should not have passed such comments.

Yesterday, a heated argument between members of the ruling PML-N and opposition’s PTI during an NA session led to a brawl near the doors of the lower house. Latif slapped Saeed during an argument after house proceedings. In reply, Saeed punched him in the face. Earlier on the floor, Latif termed PTI chief Imran Khan a “traitor” and a “madman”. Later, addressing media outside the NA, Latif made a passed slanderous and offensive language against Saeed’s sisters.

It was the second scuffle between PML-N and PTI members in less than two months. An actual brawl took place on the floor of parliament on January 26.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Saad
    Mar 11, 2017 - 1:25AM

    It’s all normal for all pakistanis when they r angry.. Pakistanis use normal and slanderous words during heated comments and fights

    And since leaders are their representatives and they represent them so

    It was all normal .. Recommend

  • Shuaib
    Mar 11, 2017 - 8:50AM

    PTI IS at fault. They are the most things skinned politicians on the planet.Recommend

  • RAIS AKBAR
    Mar 11, 2017 - 10:20AM

    He is a Parliamentarian, a legislature. What a shame. Atleast media should boycott this person for passing such derogatory remarks against women. He should not be invited on any talk show till completion of next election. That’s is the least. Recommend

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