SIALKOT: Firdous Ashiq Awan, a prominent leader of the Istehkam-e-Pakistan Party (IPP), has found herself in legal trouble after a video surfaced on social media, allegedly showing her assaulting a policeman at a polling station in Sialkot.
The incident reportedly occurred on Thursday, during the elections.
The Sialkot Sadar police have taken action, registering a case against Firdous Ashiq Awan based on a complaint filed by ASI Amjad. The FIR states that Awan allegedly misbehaved with and slapped a policeman who was on duty at Government High School Gana Kalan in Sialkot NA 70.
The video clip of the incident has gone viral on social media platforms, sparking widespread outrage and debate.
Awan’s actions have drawn condemnation from various quarters, with many demanding accountability and strict action against her.
The incident has highlighted concerns about the conduct of political leaders during elections and their interactions with law enforcement personnel.
It also underscores the importance of respecting the rule of law and maintaining decorum at polling stations to ensure free and fair elections.
As the legal process unfolds, it remains to be seen how Awan and her party will respond to the allegations and what consequences she may face if found guilty.