WATCH: PTI MPA Imran Ali Shah 'thrashes' Karachi citizen

Published: August 14, 2018
The PTI lawmaker apologises for his actions saying the viral video does not show the motorist verbally abusing and pushing him. SCREENGRAB

The PTI lawmaker apologises for his actions saying the viral video does not show the motorist verbally abusing and pushing him. SCREENGRAB

KARACHI: A video of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) newly-elected member of the Sindh Assembly Imran Ali Shah thrashing a citizen in the middle of the road near National Stadium in Karachi has been doing the rounds on social media.

Some online users claimed that Shah thrashed the local man who tried to cross his vehicle. It is also believed that his guards also abused the man.

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The party’s Karachi President Shamim Naqvi has taken notice of the incident and also issued the PTI leader a show cause notice to explain his actions within 24 hours.

It states that if he fails to explain his act disciplinary action would be taken against him.

The statement reads that the PTI finds such behaviour by an MPA is unacceptable.

Shah’s clarification

The lawmaker spoke out in a video message by saying that while waiting at the road’s signal two motorists began quarreling.

Subsequently, he said that he got off his car to resolve the issue, however, one of the motorists began abusing him and pushed him.

As a result, he pushed back in retaliation from where things escalated.

Shah apologised for his actions and said that the viral video does not show the motorist verbally abusing and pushing him.

In view of the incident local police have taken legal action against Shah as well.

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Reader Comments (15)

  • Mehtab
    Aug 14, 2018 - 11:26PM

    Such incidents will trigger on me to repent on giving vote to PTIRecommend

  • Muhammad Zubair
    Aug 15, 2018 - 12:02AM

    Such a liar. Why apologising for a good deed?
    Video explains everything. He should be disqualified as an MP.
    Brilliant start…..

  • BrainBro
    Aug 15, 2018 - 1:46AM

    Enjoy PTI for the next 5 years.Recommend

  • Zohaib
    Aug 15, 2018 - 3:26AM

    What a pathetic liar zero credibility in his bizzare story.totally loose plot… these type of new feudals must be controlled right now by PTI. What a Disgrace to Imran Khan disgrace to PTI disgrace to his great father Dr. Mohd Ali Shah. Jail this idiot for assault and abuse of power take his sick protocol away. Imran Khan must act.Recommend

  • Fahad
    Aug 15, 2018 - 10:10AM

    Current situation is that Dr. Imran visited the Karachi citizen’s house and apologized to him for his behavior. This is the difference between purana and Naya Pakistan. However, this behavior is still not acceptable.Recommend

  • Citizen
    Aug 15, 2018 - 10:13AM

    Culture, values, habits, do not change. Recommend

  • Waqar
    Aug 15, 2018 - 11:11AM

    Power comes with responsibility. MPAs should understand it and be in their limit. Recommend

  • JHJanjua
    Aug 15, 2018 - 11:21AM

    his name is Mr.Dawood, why he didn’t reply with slap to MPA? short story- “Tipo” was knows him very very well. I think Dawood era is end. Recommend

  • JR
    Aug 15, 2018 - 11:42AM

    When Law enforcers fail then citizens have to enforce it. Our uneducated Media has given it a negative colour which is despicable. Shame on our illiterate people in Media. Recommend

  • Ahmad
    Aug 15, 2018 - 12:31PM

    Remember a PTI Guy Slapped Someone on Live TV?
    That Makes Two of em.
    I’m Counting….Recommend

  • Yousuf
    Aug 15, 2018 - 2:16PM

    Whatever’s the reason, you have lost the credibility to write Dr. In front of your name. If the educated people start getting law in there hand then what you expect from the more then half of our uneducated people. Such a shame!Recommend

  • Owais Khan
    Aug 15, 2018 - 2:33PM

    Sad very very sad incident should happen Recommend

  • Adnan shah
    Aug 16, 2018 - 3:00PM

    Me n my family will never vote for pti, unless or until, imran shah is mpa on pti ticketRecommend

  • Muhammad Altaf
    Aug 17, 2018 - 11:43AM

    @Adnan shah:
    This is not good for PTI. If this continues then Naya Pakistan is worst than PURANA PAKISTAN.
    & Now I am satisfied that I didn’t voted for PTI.Recommend

  • Sam
    Aug 17, 2018 - 11:45AM

    Obviously if someone is abusing u.then I cannot present roses to him
    Another media side of story Recommend

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