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Plea filed against Imran Khan for 'donkey' remark

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

A petition has been filed in the (IHC) against Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and former over his 'donkey' comment against rival Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party.

On Thursday, Khan said in a rally at Narowal, those who went to receive embattled former at the in were "donkeys."

According to a petition filed by Khalid Mehmood, he stated that Khan insulted the Pakistani citizens by calling them "donkeys," adding that he made such derogatory comments in front of his PTI candidates and candidates from National and the Provincial Assemblies, The Express Tribune reported.

"A few months ago, Khan in a public gathering at Mall Road used insulting language for the parliament. has insulted me, my vote and my country, which is a sheer violation of my basic right given to me by the Constitution of Pakistan," the petitioner stated.

Mehmood said this was not the first time that Khan had used such remarks in public.

He noted that Khan's comments were violating the rules of code of conduct of the Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and asked the (ECP) to disqualify the former turned

On Friday, the NAB took former of Pakistan and his daughter into custody in connection to the Avenfield reference case after their flight landed at Lahore's at 8:48 p.m. (local time).

Their passports were confiscated and subsequently boarded onto a small chartered plane bound for (IIA), reported.

The plane landed at at around 10:35 pm (local time), following which the father-daughter duo were taken to in in separate personnel carriers escorted by police convoys, Geo TV reported.

The father-daughter duo was in to meet Sharif's ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing

On July 6, the father-daughter duo were convicted in absentia in the Avenfield reference case on July 6 by the While Sharif has been given 10 years of imprisonment and slapped with a fine of eight million pounds, Maryam was awarded eight years in jail and fined two million pounds.

The case pertains to the purchase of Avenfield apartments through offshore companies, the beneficial owner of which was Maryam.

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 16:30 IST