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UK police treating Bukhari incident as ‘attempted murder’

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(By Staff reporter Sonia Akmal)

Bukhari declares it an abrupt occurrence

Legal expert and member of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Naeem Bukhari got injured after falling down at platform of underground station in London on April 27, 2018.He was shifted to St Mary’s Hospital.

Naeem Bukhari is being shifted to hospital-File photo (The News)

UK police is treating incident as ‘ attempted murder’.

 

Dawn reported,

“The British Transport Police (BTP) in response to a telephone call by the reporter revealed that they had CCTV footage and were looking for the suspect, a man of ‘Asian descent’. The suspect had disappeared in the crowd after allegedly attacking Mr Bukhari.”

Initial report suggested that Bukhari stumbled and fall onto the platform but later picture on social media showing his injuries raised doubt on accident. Several rumors began to circulate on social media of which one was that Bukhari was drunken and was thrashed by some people outside a Pall Mall nightclub. But police confirmed that no such incident was reported, police official stated

“If anyone had been beaten with iron rods in our area, we would have been in an emergency situation. No such thing happened”

Case twisted when Naeem Bukhari rejected rumors regarding to his accident. He told media person:

“I fainted and suffered a collapse at an underground station in London,

“My wife and daughter were with me when I fell flat on my face and suffered injuries,” 

Moreover he declared social media’s propaganda completely false.

Bukhari told his condition is stable now and will be discharged from hospital soon.

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