Islamabad: A Saudi official was allegedly thrashed by security personnel at the Benazir International Airport here following an altercation, Geo News reported.
Saeed Al-Shehri was on Thursday beaten after a heated argument. The scuffle took place when the officials stopped him for security check.
The incident forced Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdulaziz bin Ibrahim Al-Ghadeer to visit the Islamabad airport.
While Pakistani sources say the man was not an official of the Saudi embassy and was here for a military course, Saudi Airline sources said he was a member of the Saudi Arabian embassy.