Imran apologises over women harassed at PTI rally


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan on Tuesday tendered apology over harassment of women supporters at the party’s foundation day rally in the federal capital.


“I want to apologise to all our women for what happened to them at the Youm-i-Tahsees jalsa in Islamabad,” Imran wrote on his officer Twitter account.

Khan said that a committee has been constituted to ascertain the cause of the incident. The committee would examine video evidence so that the guilty can be punished, he added.

The PTI chief vowed that the party would not allow such incidents to ever happen again and that strict measures would be taken to ensure protection of women at the public gatherings, beginning from Lahore.

“In Islamabad our crowds were too big and the space too small. In future we will ensure foolproof arrangements so nothing untoward happens,” he added.