ISLAMABAD: Husband of the National Assembly (NA) Member Abida Raja on Sunday thrashed Additional Session Judge Malik Jahangir at Shahra-e-Dastoor in Islamabad, ARY NEWS reported.
A video shared on social media showed that a verbal brawl at a petrol pump near the Foreign Office building in Islamabad turned into a violent incident.
وزارت خارجہ کے سامنے پیٹرول پمپ پر پر ایم پی اے عابدہ راجہ کے شوہر کا ایڈیشنل سیشن جج ملک جہانگیر اعوان پر حملہ۔ گاڑی کراسنگ کے معاملے پر پی ٹی آئی ایم پی اے کے شوہر آپے سے باہر ہوگئےایڈیشنل سیشن جج جہانگیر اعوان پر ٹوٹ پڑےایڈیشنل سیشن جج زخمی۔
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It showed a man, later identified as MNA’s husband-Chaudhry Khurrum, coming out from his vehicle in a rage and indulging in a verbal brawl with the driver of another vehicle at the filling station.
He was later seen thrashing Additional Session Judge Malik Jahangir multiple times before gunshots could be heard in the background.
The additional session judge was shifted to PIMS hospital where medical examination found that he suffered from a fracture in his leg.
PTI MPA Abida Raja has claimed that they were fired upon as they reached the fuel station. “We do not know as to who opened the fire and conveyed the incident to the local police,” she said adding that the police took her husband and the man who opened fire to the station.
On the other hand, Additional Session Judge Malik Jahangir said that he was refueling his vehicle at a petrol pump when suddenly someone started to beat him up before he could understand anything.
“I also suffered minor facial injuries in the attack,” he said.