In fresh trouble for former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, there’s uproar in the country after his security guards thrashed a cameraman outside Parliament House in Islamabad. According to a report in Pakistan-based Geo News, the cameraman, who was attacked, worked for news channel Samaa TV. The incident was caught on camera.
In the video, the cameraman can be seen lying on the ground while one of the security guards for the former prime minister runs over his face. The report said that the cameraman was bleeding from nose and mouth, following which he was shifted to nearby Poly Clinic hospital in unconscious condition.
The guards of Nawaz Sharif tried to escape after the incident, but one of them was caught by journalists and handed over to Parliament House security. However, one of the guards managed to run away.
The incident triggered protests by journalists, who even blocked the main entrance gate of Parliament.
Reacting to the incident, Nawaz Sharif termed it as painful and sad, adding that he had asked leaders of his party to rush the cameraman to nearby hospital. The former prime minister further said that he would ensure that such incidents do not occur in future.