Islamabad—Federal Police have booked PPP leader Nayyar Hussain Bokhari and his bodyguard after one of them allegedly slapped a security official at the entrance of local district courts on Wednesday.
Nayyar Bokhari, the former Chairman Senate and his guard were trying to enter Islamabad district courts when they were stopped by law enforcement personnel deployed for security.
According to the First Information report (FIR), the copy of which is available with Pakistan Observer registered against the two at Margalla police station, the guards posted at the entry point sought search of the former Senate Chairman who arrived at the premises accompanied by his guard.
The move led to a heated exchange, upon which Bokhari insulted the security staff present and his guard slapped a special branch constable, the FIR added. The special branch personnel deployed for security left their posts in protest after the incident. A case has been registered against two men including Nayyar Hussain Bukhari and his body guard at Margalla police station.
Islamabad Inspector General of Islamabad Police, Tariq Masood ordered police to follow due legal process and stated that he fully supported the police force. The incident came at a time when the federal capital and Rawalpindi were on high alert and security agencies had been directed to maintain a strong vigil.