Ejaz, other activists booked

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LAHORE: Civil Lines police registered a case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Punjab president Ejaz Chauhdry and several unidentified activists for allegedly beating newsmen during party’s protest against rigging in the by-election and police highhandedness on The Mall on Monday.

According to a police officer, sections 506, 148, 149, 427 and 382 of the Pakistan Penal Code had been inserted in the FIR lodged by injured cameraman Ijaz George.

He said some journalists captured one of the alleged attackers and handed him over to police. He was identified as Afzal Sultan. — Staff Reporter


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