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DPO sacked after he refused to apologise to ex-husband of Imran Khan's third wife

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

A senior was sacked after he refused to tender an apology to former husband of Khan's third wife Bushra for stopping him at a picket.

The government today removed (Pakpattan) from his post and ordered him to report to the central police office following his refusal to tender an apology to Khawar Manika, ex-husband of Bushra

A senior police told that was coming from to (some 175-km from Lahore) when he was stopped at a picket at 1 am on August 23.

"Manika didn't stop his car when police signalled him at the picket. Police chased his car and intercepted it a few kms away. hurled abuses at police officials for not letting him go despite his introduction."

The said DPO Gondal was summoned by newly elected on Friday last.

"The told the DPO that Manika has complained that police officials had misbehaved with him therefore he should apologise. Gondal, however, refused to apologise saying he didn't do anything wrong. On this the ordered his removal," the officer said, adding Gondal has been removed on the direction of after Bushra took up the matter with him.

Opposition PML-N has criticised for intervening in the matter of his wife's ex-husband.

"This is merit what has been talking after coming to power. What example Khan has set to remove is before everyone and it is regrettable," PML-N former minister said.

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First Published: Mon, August 27 2018. 17:30 IST