'Speeding' Abbasi fined in cash and selfies

Former premier obliges police officials' request for pictures

Talib Faridi June 11, 2018
Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. PHOTO: EXPRESS

LAHORE: Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi took a picture with police officials after he was served with a traffic fine on Monday

The erstwhile premier’s vehicle was stopped by Motorway Police near Lahore’s Ravi Toll Plaza and fined Rs750 for speeding. The car, however, was being driven by Abbasi’s driver, Syed Maqsood.

After being issued a speeding ticket, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader obliged a request by the police officials for a picture.

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chalan11-1528704635 The speeding ticket issued to Abbasi. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Following the Supreme Court verdict disqualifying PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif for life, Abbasi was elected prime minister by lawmakers in the National Assembly on August 1 after bagging 221 votes. He previously served as the petroleum minister.

The former premier's short stay in the PM House ended simultaneously with the government completing its five-year constitutional term on May 31.


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