On Saturday, a bench headed by the chief justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar at Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry heard a suo motu notice taken against the PTI MPA over the physical assault of a citizen in Karachi.
As the hearing went under way, the chief justice rebuked the MPA, “What were you thinking when you thrashed the citizen?”
“No one even beats up animals like this,” he remarked.
Justice Nisar continued, “Why did you assault the citizen? You are a representative of the people and is this how you will behave?”
“This is an unacceptable crime and we won’t let it go,” he asserted.
The chief justice then wrapped up the case and ordered Shah to donate Rs3 million to the dams fund as Imran Shah sought court’s forgiveness.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday, August 18th took notice of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Imran Ali Shah’s physical assault of a citizen in Karachi earlier this week.
Pakistan Tehreek E Insaaf Member of Provincial Assembly Sindh, Syed Imran Ali Shah, Son of the late Muhammad Ali Shah one of Pakistan’s most revered Orthopedic surgeons and member of the Pakistan Cricket Board governing board who was also the Provincial Sports Minister of Sindh.
Imran Ali Shah made national news, when he physically assaulted a citizen near National Stadium, Karachi. A video of Shah assaulting a citizen quickly went viral and sparked outrage. Following the incident, PTI issued a showcase notice to Shah after his reprehensible actions. PTI’s Sindh chapter suspended him for a month.
PTI’s disciplinary committee also fined Imran Shah 0.5 Million rupees to be donated to Eidhi foundation.