Islamabad: Pakistan Minister for Science and Know-how Fawad Chaudhry has admitted that he had slapped a TV anchor at a marriage for linking him with TikTok sensation Hareem Shah.
Defending his transfer, the Minister whereas talking to a personal TV channel on Sunday evening mentioned he was a human first earlier than anything, The Categorical Tribune reported.
“Ministries come and go. I will not tolerate personal attacks … we are all human beings and will react when someone makes such false allegations,” he was quoted as saying.
Earlier, the Minister slammed the TV anchor Mubasher Lucman, calling him a “sham journalist” in a tweet after studies of the slapping incident went viral on social media.
Chaudhry retweeted a information article on the altercation with the caption, “People like Mubashir Lucman have nothing to do with journalism … and it’s everyone’s duty to expose him”.
Talking on Lucman’s present, a fellow anchor Rai Saqib Kharal had claimed that there have been a number of ‘indecent videos’ of Chaudhry in possession of TikTok star Hareem Shah and he had personally seen them.
This isn’t the primary time that the Minister has settled a rating with a TV anchor in such a fashion.
In June final yr, Chaudhry had slapped TV host Sami Ibrahim additionally at a marriage.